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Friday, Dec. 7, 2012

 All of the Ethics Center's materials on government ethics have now been sorted into a new system of categories that makes it easier for visitors to our Web site to find articles, videos, and podcasts on these areas:

General Topics in Government Ethics: Unavoidable ethical dilemmas, codes of ethics, and leadership

Campaigns and Elections: Campaign finance, contribution irregularities, hit pieces, and attack ads

Conflicts of Interest and Undue Influence: Lobbying, favoritism, financial and other interests

Gifts and Bribes: Quid pro quo arrangements and political perks

Transparency: Open meetings, sunshine laws, the Brown Act

Professional Ethics for Public Officials: Civility, councilmanic interference, and the personal lives of public officials

Budgeting as a Reflection of Values: Weighing public goods, pension reform, auditing, redevelopment

Zoning: Marijuana dispensaries, religious institutions, big box retailers

Government and Media: Relations with reporters, social media, leaking, whistleblowing

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