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Ethics in Government: A lost cause?

Conflicts of Interest vs. the Public Good

Wednesday, May 17 - 5:30 to 7:00

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site
641 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202

Free and open to the public
RSVP: Make reservations by calling the League office at 716-986-4898 or
online here.

[Kevin Connor] [Hon. Penny M. Wolfgang]

Guest speakers:
Hon. Penny M. Wolfgang, retired justice of the New York State Supreme Court
Kevin Connor, co-founder and director of the Public Accountability Initiative

Join us for coffee, cookies, and what will surely be a lively discussion!

Here are just afew of the issues to be considered:

  • What is the role of ethics in government?
  • What do conflicts of interest look like, and why are they unethical?
  • How can elected officials be compelled to put the public good over their own self-einterest?

Special thanks to our co-sponsor the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

Parking is free in the lot behind the TR Site or in the 20th Century Club lot at 516 Franklin Street, between Allen and North Streets. Note: Franklin Street is one-way northbound.

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