Chief Integrity Officer

(Philadelphia City Hall.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

Phila. Ethics Board Moves Closer To Specific Bans on Gifts For City Employees

Not only is the city’s 50-year-old law currently covering such gifts quite vague, but it fails to set specific limits on the value of gifts that city workers can accept.

01/29/2014

(Philadelphia city councilman David Oh.  File photo by Mike Dunn)

Phila. Council Committee Approves Resign-To-Run Charter Change Question

The sponsor of the plan, councilman-at-large David Oh, said the 60-year old “resign to run” provision of the city charter simply does not work.

11/22/2013

(Joan Markman, in 2008 file photo.)

City’s Chief Integrity Officer’s Integrity Questioned After Speech To Panel

Joan Markman, Mayor Nutter’s chief integrity officer, finds herself in a political firestorm after she injected herself into a Philadelphia Historical Commission debate over a coffee shop near her home.

04/19/2013

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