Councilwoman Viagran remarks on Ethics Review Board reform recommendations

SAN ANTONIO (September 21, 2017) — Yesterday, Ethics Review Board (ERB) Chair Dr. Adriana Garcia presented the ERB’s recommendations for strengthening San Antonio’s ethics ordinances to the City Council’s Governance Committee.  The recommendations come from extensive analysis of the current ethics code and best practices and lessons learned from cities across the country.

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Making Government More Accountable and Above Board

From the September 21, 2017 District 7 Newsletter:

Earning and maintaining your trust is just as important. That’s why I support the proposals the City’s Ethics Review Board discussed yesterday. The changes will strengthen our ethics code, and make elected officials and City staffers more accountable to you. Some of the reforms include limits to gifts of entertainment such as sports and show tickets, and expanding the prohibition on campaign contributions during high-profile contract bidding processes.

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