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Conflicts of Interest

January 7, 2020, 6am PST
Governor Larry Hogan is accused of personally benefiting from the state of Maryland's ongoing highway expansion program.
Washington Monthly
September 30, 2019, 12pm PDT
The Boston Globe reports on reasons to suspect more conflicts of interest than there appears on the Boston Zoning Board of Appeal.
The Boston Globe
June 11, 2019, 7am PDT
The results of two recent investigations allege questionable ethical practices by U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, connected to the secretary's family shipping business and marriage to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
The New York Times
January 8, 2013, 6am PST
Professional planners can be a great resource for staffing local planning and zoning commissions (especially in smaller communities). That is, of course, as long as they can manage to wear both hats without conflict.
The Western Planner