Ethics

(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.

01/15/2015

Former Rep. David Rivera (Source: CBS4)

Judge Raps Rivera On Ethics Issues

An administrative law judge is calling for Florida’s ethics commission to find that former state Rep. David Rivera improperly received state travel reimbursements and did not adequately disclose financial information.

06/09/2014

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Miami-Dade Ethics Watchdog: A Billion Dollar Bid Was Questionable

A billion dollar bid for federally mandated sewer repairs in Miami-Dade County has been called into question by the county’s ethics watchdog.

11/06/2013

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Ethics Complaints Linger For Miami Republican Erik Fresen

Miami Republican Erik Fresen isn’t off the hook yet with the state’s Commission on Ethics.

CBS Miami–10/25/2013

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Scott Asks Ethics Panel To Examine His Finances

Governor Rick Scott asked an ethics panel to examine his finances to see if a blind trust he set up to handle his massive assets is in compliance with a new state ethics law.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013

Florida Legislature. (Source: AP)

State Legislators To Battle Over Election Changes

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.

02/24/2013

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Dade Ethics Panel Cites Two Commissioners, Mayor

A pair of Miami commissioners and a mayor have been cited by the county’s ethics commission for violations.

11/27/2012

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

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31 FHP Troopers Disciplined For Speeding After Newspaper Probe

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.

05/14/2012

Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado denies any knowledge of an alleged bribe made to police Chief Miguel Exposito to leave office.  (Source: CBS4)

Miami Mayor Faces Possible Ethics, Campaign Penalties

Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado could face penalties over irregularities in his 2009 campaign finance reports, but there’s no evidence of a crime.

CBS4–01/24/2012

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