Good government—sometimes that ideal gets buried under headlines about conflicts of interest, cronyism, and campaign finance irregularities.
But at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, we work to promote trust in government by using a framework for ethical decision making. We convene government leaders to share best practices and receive training on fairness, transparency, integrity, and the other elements of values-based government.
Tara Martin-Milius on the Role of the Ethics Center
How to Make Politics, and Government, Better
Government Ethics Stories
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