In the 2000 presidential recount, Florida was the poster child for bad elections. Twelve years later, the state was once again used as an example as how not to run an election.
A pair of Miami commissioners and a mayor have been cited by the county’s ethics commission for violations.
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.
31 South Florida FHP troopers have been given oral reprimands for speeding and must also attend a 4 hour ethics course, the result of a Sun-Sentinel investigation into police officers ignoring the speed limit.
Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado could face penalties over irregularities in his 2009 campaign finance reports, but there’s no evidence of a crime.
A Florida Grand Jury report released late Friday blasted the elected Broward Country School Board for inefficiency, interference and possible corruption.
Robert Meyers, the embattled executive director of the Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics who was accused of engaging in a questionable “personal relationship” with an aide, resigned Tuesday.
The Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics, which investigates the behavior of public officials, is investigating its own director, Robert Meyers, who is alleged to have engaged in a “personal relationship” with an aide. Meyers denies any inappropriate behavior.