D.C. scores wins in court on budget autonomy. A former GOP protege is giving Virginia's House Speaker a run for his money from a former protege. And Prince George's County Executive scales back a major tax hike.
Being an elected official has its perks. But the voters who elect our leaders expect those perks won’t be abused, and that those leaders will abide by a code of written and unwritten ethical guidelines. We look at recent controversies surrounding local elected leaders, and explore the intersection of politics, power and personal ethics.
- Andrew A. Green Opinion Editor, The Baltimore Sun
- James Thurber Director of the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, American University
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