City Paper is not for tourists
Here’s an undated poster of “District of Columbia Government Integrity Standards” signed by Marion Barry.
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Recent events have placed these rules in a fun light. Here’s a key part:
Employees shall not:
a. have a direct or indirect financial interest that conflicts substantially, or appears to conflict substantially, with government duties and responsibilities; or
b. engage in, directly or indirectly, a financial transaction as a result of, or primarily relying on, information obtained through government employment.