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Minnesota senator faces ethics charges

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota Republicans say Sen. Jeff Hayden, D-Minneapolis, breached Senate rules and demand that he go in front of an ethics committee.
GOP senators say Hayden used his influence as a lawmaker to convince the Minneapolis School Board to…continue reading on dglobe.com

Other views: ‘Ethical sports’ an oxymoron?

September 4, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The findings in two recent surveys of North Dakota high school coaches and athletes put into question the maxim “sports builds character.” Continue Reading

Young leaders from Willmar, Minn.-area schools tackle ethics questions

November 28, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR At a workshop Wednesday, 66 juniors and seniors from the Willmar and New London-Spicer high schools learned that in the real world, ethical problems can be much more complicated than right versus wrong.
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Jesse Jackson Jr. submits letter of resignation

November 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Jackson’s resignation comes just two weeks after voters re-elected him to a ninth full term and amid a continuing House Ethics Committee investigation into his dealings with imprisoned ex-Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Congress fails to take full STOCK

July 10, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Congressmen can and do trade stocks in industries that they regulate, an eye-opening series in The Washington Post reveals.
That should change. Continue Reading

Minnesota Senate ethics inquiry involving Michel in limbo

March 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The future of a Senate ethics inquiry into Sen. Geoff Michel’s actions after he discovered a sex scandal remains in limbo. Continue Reading

Ethics panel splits on Michel’s handling of leader’s affair

March 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL The Minnesota Senate Ethics Committee stalled along party lines Friday when trying to decide if a senator breached legislative ethics in dealing with an affair between the then-Senate majority leader and an employee.
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Minnesota Senate ethics panel split on Sen. Michel issue

March 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A Minnesota Senate ethics hearing stemming from a sexual affair that brought down the Senate’s majority leader devolved Friday into a testy episode of can’t ask, can’t tell. Continue Reading

Ethics seminar is March 27

March 11, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

MARSHALL “Lead by Example: Ethica and Ethical Leadership,” a six-hour seminar coordintated by Minnesota West Community and Technical College, will be from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. March 27 at 1500 East College Drive, Marshall. Continue Reading

Sen. Johnson highlighted in report on Congress funding family projects

February 8, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Johnson funneled $4 million to Pentagon education program, Starbase, overseen by his wife. Continue Reading