Over 90,000 voters in Jacksonville, Florida approved a referendum yesterday expanding the role of the city's Inspector General. Closed since 2011, when the City Council eliminated its budget, the newly-reinstated, independent office will have the authority to investigate local agencies. Carla Miller, a Network Fellow at the Center, Jacksonville's Ethics Director, and author of the referendum will again be able to focus on ethics issues as the Inspector General's office takes over fraud investigations and auditing. Read more here.
March 25, 2015