When Mayor Ed Lee filed official misconduct charges against Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, he put a fundamental question before the people of San Francisco. When does an official’s conduct fall “below the standard of decency, good faith and right action impliedly required of all public officers”?
The mayor’s testimony under oath before the Ethics Commission last Friday now requires that this question be answered about his own words and deeds. Read More
A city Building Inspection Commissioner alleged that Mayor Ed Lee committed perjury Friday when he testified that he had not consulted with members of the Board of Supervisors before deciding to charge Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi with misconduct. Read More
Suspended Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi testified under oath Thursday night for the first time since abusing his wife, Eliana Lopez, during a Dec. 31 argument that has thrust his political and personal life into turmoil. Read More
A House investigative committee has charged New York Rep. Charles Rangel, the former chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, with multiple ethics violations. Read More