ethics http://wwno.org en Insight: On Ethics, Things Have Changed, Dilligence Needed to Keep it That Way http://wwno.org/post/insight-ethics-things-have-changed-dilligence-needed-keep-it-way This week the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana put out a <a href="http://www.parlouisiana.com/explore.cfm/parpublications/commentariesandletters/100102" target="_blank">commentary</a> on state ethics policies.<p>PAR President Robert Travis Scott says tweaks are needed to require officials to disclose their reasons when they recuse themselves from a debate or vote. And he says the state needs to be careful not to create an environment ripe for corruption by allowing even modest gifts worth up to $25, as is being considered by the legislature this session.<p>The discussion comes in light of former<a href="http://wrkf.org/post/edwin-edwards-draws-spotlight-congressional-campaign-announcement" target="_blank"> Gov. Edwin Edwards, who was convicted of racketeering, announcing a Congressional run </a>and <a href="http://wrkf.org/post/full-audio-state-state-2014" target="_blank">Gov. Bobby Jindal touting his record on ethics reform</a>.<p><a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/wrkf/audio/2014/04/032114_InsightRobert_AJ2way.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:09:00 +0000 Amy Jeffries 56690 at http://wwno.org Ethics Hearing Set for Ex-Ouachita Parish Sheriff http://wwno.org/post/ethics-hearing-set-ex-ouachita-parish-sheriff <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Former Ouachita Parish Sheriff Royce Toney is scheduled for an ethics hearing March 4 in state district court in Monroe.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><a href="http://tnsne.ws/WAmxOh" target="_blank">The News-Star&nbsp;reports</a> the Louisiana Board of Ethics filed charges against Toney in November for failing to accurately disclose campaign finance reports.</p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 19:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26679 at http://wwno.org Ethics board postpones decision on Orange-Jones http://wwno.org/post/ethics-board-postpones-decision-orange-jones <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The state ethics board has deferred a decision on whether state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education member Kira Orange-Jones can keep her elected seat and her job as executive director of the New Orleans branch of Teach for America.</p> Fri, 20 Jul 2012 23:23:39 +0000 The Associated Press 16227 at http://wwno.org Andre Perry on Ethics in Education http://wwno.org/post/andre-perry-ethics-education <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d3e2951b33f-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d3e2951b33f-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d3e2951b33f-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-819488.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Dr. Andre Perry discusses the need to teach ethics in schools.</p> Sat, 07 Feb 2009 10:28:46 +0000 Andre Perry 1541 at http://wwno.org Andre Perry on Education - Teachers Online http://wwno.org/post/andre-perry-education-teachers-online <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d3c39673a72-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d3c39673a72-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d3c39673a72-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-819489.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Andre Perry discusses whether or not teachers should network with their students online.</p> Sat, 07 Feb 2009 10:27:11 +0000 Andre Perry 1542 at http://wwno.org