The Center explores ethical issues in campaigns, conflicts of interest, gifts to officials, transparency, budgeting, and other areas of government ethics.
What is Government Ethics?
Commentary on Government Ethics
The appearance of impropriety
Congressman calls out donor’s employee.
What does the duty to avoid conflicts of interest demand?
Trump’s illusory trust doesn’t solve ethics problems.
What are appropriate uses of state resources?
Public Sector Roundtable
Share best practices in government ethics with other public servants and seasoned government officials during this quarterly meeting brings city and county officials and representatives of special districts.Learn More
The Center partners with the State Legislative Leaders Foundation and the University of St. Thomas to present the State Legislative Leaders Summits, which offer sessions on ethics in government. We also host a Government Ethics Academy, which fulfills California state ethics training requirements.Contact Us About Training