What are appropriate uses of state resources?
Three scenarios depicting typical ethical issues that arise between council members and managers
When a mayor participates in soliciting donations for a local foodbank, is he giving merchants the impression that they can't say no?
A fire chief takes wood from city trees for his personal use.
- Is The Customer Always Right?
When the mayor and a council member disagree vociferously, is it unacceptable conduct or just the normal rough and tumble of politics?
A case exploring the limits of public debate.
A city council member must decide if he can impartially review the performance of the city manager.
How can a mayor with interests outside his office duties manage his role as a public official?
Are the personal lives of public officials open to public scrutiny? Do public officials owe an explanation for the manner in which they run their own life along with an explanation of how they manage their office duties?
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