Ethics, Ethics Laws and the FPPC: The Good, the Bad, and the Ethical

There is a renewed demand for more transparency and oversight in local government.  However, ethics laws have their limits in determining ethical conduct.  This session reviews the special ethical dimensions of being in public service, as well as the distinction between ethics and ethics laws.  Hear from the FPPC’s Chief of Enforcement how to handle unique situations as public servants and how to avoid potentially problematic situations. Learn where the FPPC is heading in terms of both regulations and enforcement under California’s Political Reform Act.