A Frederick County councilman known for peevish behavior is protesting the tightening of local ethics rules by halting his company’s charitable donations to community organizations.
A task force is recommending tighter ethics rules for Frederick County officials amid a contracting dispute.
A Maryland lawmaker told a newspaper this week that his campaign repeatedly misidentified the source of a $50,000 loan it received in 2009 as coming from his law practice’s escrow account.
Maryland’s legislative ethics panel has scheduled a meeting, after a newspaper wrote about a complaint filed against a lawmaker.
A Frederick County commissioner says he ignored a local ethics board ruling barring his construction firm from doing work subject to county inspection.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake says she thinks the City Council should be responsible for overseeing the city’s ethics director.
The Maryland Democratic Party is seeking a congressional ethics investigation of Rep. Roscoe Bartlett’s employment of state Republican Party chairman Alex Mooney while Mooney was also a candidate for the Maryland Republican’s seat.
The investigation continues into whether Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s acceptance of free tickets to city events is ethical behavior.
State Senate Majority Leader Rob Garagiola is being reprimanded for an ethics violation linked to his employment by a Washington lobbying firm from 2001-03.
The House of Delegates removed some provisions of a Senate bill to put public official’s public
officials’ ethical and financial disclosure forms online, but the sponsor said the proposal that ended up passing both houses retains its core elements.
Baltimore’s top information technology official has resigned after an audit detailed alleged ethical violations he committed while working for New York state government.
A Maryland state senator running for Congress may have violated state ethics rules by failing to report for three years his employment by a Washington lobbying firm.