The Florida Commission on Ethics this month will consider a judge’s recommendation that former state lawmaker and Congressman David Rivera pay nearly $58,000 in fines and restitution in a case that focuses on travel reimbursements and financial disclosure.
An administrative law judge said former state House budget chief David Rivera should pay nearly $58,000 in fines and restitution in a long-running ethics case.
The Miami-Dade County ethics commission charged Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez Wednesday with lying about loans he made to a convicted Ponzi schemer.
Former Miami Congressman David Rivera lost his bid Friday to delay a Florida Commission on Ethics case that found he violated the state’s rules for elected officials.
The Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust today approved a settlement Wednesday with Miami City Commissioner Frank Carollo.
A city commissioner used a city-issued credit card to pay for dog boarding and numerous other purchases, state ethics officials said Wednesday.
The race for the Florida Congressional District 26 seat is one of the most talked about in South Florida.
Eleven separate ethics charges were filed by the state of Florida against Republican U.S. Representative David Rivera Wednesday morning, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Miami-Dade Commission of Ethics has adopted new guidelines as to how tickets to events, given to the county and municipalities, should be distributed to the public and not wind up as political chits.
Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado has been fined a thousand dollars by the Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust for failing to disclose his Coral Way home and its belongings on financial disclosure forms.