Ethics Commission

Former Rep. David Rivera (Source: CBS4)

Ethics Commission To Take Up Rivera Case

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.


Former Rep. David Rivera (Source: CBS4)

Judge Recommends Fines In Fmr. Congressman David Rivera Ethics Case

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.

CBS Miami–03/06/2015

(Source: City of Hialeah)

Ethics Commission Charges Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez With Lying

The Miami-Dade County ethics commission charged Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez Wednesday with lying about loans he made to a convicted Ponzi schemer.


Former Rep. David Rivera (Source: CBS4)

Fmr. Congressman David Rivera Loses Bid To Delay Ethics Case

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.


Miami City Commissioner Frank Carollo (Source: City of Miami - Official Website)

Miami Commissioner Settles Ethics Charge Over Traffic Stop

The Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust today approved a settlement Wednesday with Miami City Commissioner Frank Carollo.


Margate City Commissioner David McLean may face ethics charges. (Source: City of  Margate)

Officials: Commissioner Used City’s VISA For Dog Boarding

A city commissioner used a city-issued credit card to pay for dog boarding and numerous other purchases, state ethics officials said Wednesday.


Joe Garcia (Source: CBS4)

Joe Garcia Touts 26-Point Economic Plan In Race For District 26 Seat

The race for the Florida Congressional District 26 seat is one of the most talked about in South Florida.


Congressman David Rivera

Report: Rivera Facing 11 State Ethics Charges

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.

CBS Miami–10/24/2012

Miami-Dade Ethics Commission (Source:

Dade Ethics Commission Approves “Freebie” Tickets Guidelines

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.


(Source: CBS4) Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado

Mayor Regalado Fined $1000 By Ethics Panel

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.