ethics http://ripr.org en Should Unvaccinated Kids Stay Home? http://ripr.org/post/should-unvaccinated-kids-stay-home <p>That depends on your priorities. But first, <strong>here's what's at issue:</strong></p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:18:42 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 28278 at http://ripr.org Should Unvaccinated Kids Stay Home? Ethics Commission Backs Investigating Complaint Against Speaker Fox http://ripr.org/post/ethics-commission-backs-investigating-complaint-against-speaker-fox <p>Back <a href="http://thephoenix.com/boston/news/39662-how-high-can-gordon-fox-go/?page=3#TOPCONTENT">in 2007</a>, Gordon Fox said he didn't think his public office had been beneficial to his private law practice. The statement has some unintentional irony in the present, considering how Fox faces a state Ethics Commission investigation for not disclosing legal work done from 2005 to 2009 for the Providence Economic Development Partnership.</p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 20:09:47 +0000 Ian Donnis 22168 at http://ripr.org Bonus Q+A: Paiva Weed on Ethics, Tolls, HealthSourceRI + more http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-paiva-weed-ethics-tolls-healthsourceri-more <p>Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed joins Bonus Q+A to discuss the legislative process; funding bridge maintenance; her future political plans; and much more.</p><p></p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 13:30:45 +0000 Ian Donnis 19390 at http://ripr.org Bonus Q+A: Marion on the General Assembly, Campaign Finance, a Constitutional Convention + More http://ripr.org/post/bonus-qa-marion-general-assembly-campaign-finance-constitutional-convention-more <p>Common Cause of RI executive director John Marion joins us on Bonus Q+A to discuss the General Assembly, selecting judges in Rhode Island, the evolving world of campaign finance, the 2014 vote on a constitutional convention, and other topics.</p><p></p> Fri, 26 Jul 2013 08:00:00 +0000 Ian Donnis 19017 at http://ripr.org Future Docs 9: Teaching Medical Ethics http://ripr.org/post/future-docs-9-teaching-medical-ethics <p>Some of the toughest decisions any of us will ever make will take place in a doctor’s office. But before those decisions ever come up, doctors must often wrestle with the options themselves. And those options are growing more complicated every year. In this next to last episode in our series Future Docs, we ask how today’s medical students are learning to grapple with tomorrow’s ethical questions.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 14184 at http://ripr.org Future Docs 9: Teaching Medical Ethics Central Falls Moves Forward on Ethics; Senate Compromise on Ethics Commission Remains Elusive http://ripr.org/post/central-falls-moves-forward-ethics-senate-compromise-ethics-commission-remains-elusive <p></p><p>The tiny city of <a href="http://www.centralfallsri.us/">Central Falls</a>&nbsp; is moving ahead Thursday evening with what is considered one of the toughest ethics reforms for a small municipality in the country,&nbsp; even as efforts to restore state Ethics Commission oversight of the General Assembly <a href="http://wrnipoliticsblog.wordpress.com/2012/03/01/effort-to-strengthen-ethics-commission-remains-uncertain/">continue to languish</a>.</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 19:08:47 +0000 Ian Donnis 10742 at http://ripr.org Central Falls Moves Forward on Ethics; Senate Compromise on Ethics Commission Remains Elusive