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City of Philadelphia
Board of Ethics
One Parkway Building
1515 Arch Street, 18th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102-1504

Phone: (215) 686-9450
Fax: (215) 686-9453
Ethics Board Announces Settlement Agreement - 4/26/16
Apr 26, 2016

The Board of Ethics approved a settlement agreement with the Local 692 Sprinklerfitters PAC resolving a violation of the City's Campaign Finance Law for the late filing of a campaign finance report with the Board.

Press Release and Settlement

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Next Board Meeting - April 20, 2016
Apr 15, 2016

The monthly Board meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at 1515 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106.  The meeting is open to the public.

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Facts Provided to the Board of Ethics by the Host Committee
Mar 28, 2016
Facts Provided to the Philadelphia Board of Ethics by the  
Philadelphia 2016 Host Committee Regarding Its Volunteer Opportunities 

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Advisory Alert for Employees of City Council
Mar 28, 2016
Guidelines for city council staff regarding political activity restrictions & the democratic national convention

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Advisory Alert for Off-Duty Convention Volunteering
Mar 28, 2016
Guidelines for city employees regarding off-duty volunteering related to the upcoming democratic national convention

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Ethics Board Announces Settlement Agreement - 2/18/16
Feb 18, 2016

The Board of Ethics approved a Settlement Agreement with Taubenberger for Philadelphia, resolving a violation of the City's Campaign Finance Law for making material omissions in campaign finance reports the committee filed with the Board.

Press Release and Settlement

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Ethics Board Announces Settlement Agreements - 1/21/16
Jan 21, 2016
The Board of Ethics approved three Settlement Agreements resolving violations of the City's Campaign Finance Law including:

- Late filing of Campaign Finance Reports

Press Release and Settlements
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ADVISORY ALERT - Quadrennial Adjustment of Contribution Limits
Jan 11, 2016
The Finance Director has certified that as of January 1, 2016 the limits for political contributions made to, or accepted by, a candidate for City elective office or his/her candidate committee have been increased to $3,000 for contributions from an individual and $11,900 for contributions from a person other than an individual (i.e. political committees, partnerships, sole proprietorships, or other forms of business organization).

Advisory Alert
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Ethics Board Announces Settlement with Friends of Blondell Reynolds Brown
Dec 29, 2015
The Board of Ethics approved a Settlement Agreement with Friends of Blondell Reynolds Brown and the Hon. Blondell Reynolds Brown resolving violations of the City's Campaign Finance Laws including:

- Late Filing of Campaign Finance Reports
- Material Ommissions in Campaign Finance Reports
- Use of more than one account to deposit contributions

Press release and Settlement
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Ethics Board Announces Settlement Agreements - 12/17/15
Dec 17, 2015
The Board of Ethics approved three Settlement Agreements resolving violations of the City's Campaign Finance Laws including:

- Late filing of Campaign Finance Reports
- Material Ommissions in Campaign Finance Reports

Press Release and Settlements
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Reappointment of Chair Michael H. Reed, Esq. to the Board of Ethics
Dec 11, 2015
The Philadelphia Board of Ethics is pleased to announce that on December 10, 2015, City Council unanimously approved the reappointment of Chair Michael H. Reed, Esq. to a new five year term on the Board.

Press Release and copy of Council Resolution
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Overview of Post-Employment Restrictions for City Officers and Employees
Nov 13, 2015
Ethics Board Launches Twitter Account
Nov 13, 2015
Ethics Board Announces Settlement Agreements - 10/22/15
Oct 22, 2015
The Board of Ethics approved two Settlement Agreements resolving violations of the City's Campaign Finance Law including:

- Late filing of Campaign Finance Reports
- Material Omissions in Campaign Finance Reports

Press Release and Settlements
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NOTICE: UPCOMING CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTING DEADLINE
Oct 05, 2015
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 is the filing deadline for filing 2015 Cycle 401 (Fourth Tuesday pre-election) campaign finance reports with the Board of Ethics.

Notice
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Ethics Board Releases FY15 Annual Report
Sep 30, 2015
Ethics Board Announces Settlement Agreements - 9/17/15
Sep 17, 2015
The Board of Ethics approved four Settlement Agreements resolving violations of the City's Home Rule Charter and Campaign Finance Law including:

- Political Activity
- Single Committee Violation
- Material Omissions in a Campaign Finance Report
- Late Filing of Campaign Finance Reports

Press Release and Settlements
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Ethics Board Announces Settlement Agreements - 8/28/15
Aug 28, 2015
The Board of Ethics approved three Settlement Agreements resolving violations of the City's Home Rule Charter and Campaign Finance Law including:

- Political Activity
- Material Omissions in a Campaign Finance Report
- Late Filing of a Campaign Finance Report

Press Release and Settlements
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Ethics Board Announces Settlement Agreements - 8/24/15
Aug 24, 2015
The Board of Ethics approved ten Settlement Agreements resolving violations of the City's Campaign Finance Law including:

- Excess Contribution Through a Political Committee
- Late Filing of Campaign Finance Reports

Press Release and Settlements
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August Board Meeting Cancellation
Aug 05, 2015
The monthly Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 19, 2015 was cancelled by the Board at its July 15, 2015 Board meeting.  The next scheduled Board meeting is Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 1:00 pm.
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