Tag: Ethics

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Al Taubenberger
Communications Breakdown
May 19, 2016 AT 4:32 PM
On May 17, longtime communications consultant Frank Keel said he’s “proud to be assisting Councilman [Al] Taubenberger with external communications.” He should have been proud – if true, he would be...
Scrupulous Entanglements
Aug 10, 2016 AT 5:12 PM
Less than a week removed from FBI agents carting off personal documents from both his City Hall office and Northeast Philadelphia home, Philadelphia City Councilman and Majority Leader Bobby Henon...
Whither Permitting
Aug 18, 2016 AT 4:49 PM
Tucked into the raft of shocking revelations in Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams’ recent filing disclosing more than $160,000 in gifts between 2010 and 2015, one perk stood out amid...
Keystone Ethics
Oct 3, 2016 AT 9:31 PM
Last year, Democratic state Rep. Brian Sims scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro for charity, trod the deserts of Israel and crisscrossed the country for fundraisers and speaking gigs, even addressing staffers on...
Incomplete sentencing
Dec 9, 2016 AT 3:10 PM
An effort to depict convicted Congressman Chaka Fattah as the victim of overzealous federal prosecutors has been traced back to his former communications director, Debra C. Anderson, who also...
Council in Session
Jan 27, 2017 AT 6:34 AM
Councilman Kenyatta Johnson knows that ethics rules can be tricky – he settled a complaint with the Philadelphia Board of Ethics for $3,900 in 2015. But he must have learned his lesson, because today...
House Hunting
Apr 26, 2017 AT 6:31 AM
Embattled Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has listed his Overbrook Farms home for sale, following his indictment and high-profile financial issues.  The listing advertises a “new...
Fee speech
May 4, 2017 AT 6:06 AM
One of the worst places for a politician to learn about an ethics probe into questions raised by their travel and speaking gigs is, undoubtedly, while on the road at a speaking engagement. On...
Legal Docket
Jun 5, 2017 AT 4:42 AM
Already facing federal charges over an alleged money-laundering scheme at a North Philadelphia mental health clinic, Renee Tartaglione, the scion of a Philadelphia political dynasty, may...
Checking in with …
Jun 14, 2017 AT 3:19 AM
Ideally, students running laps around the block on a humid Friday morning would be nothing more than exercise. On this early June day in Philadelphia, however, Masterman School is fundraising money...