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The Board of Ethics administers Chicago’s Governmental Ethics and Campaign Financing Ordinances, laws adopted to help ensure that City officials and employees avoid conflicts of interests.

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Dec 1, 2016 December Board Meeting Rescheduled
Nov 22, 2016 Board Finds Lobbyists in Violation of Law, Assesses Fines
Nov 18, 2016 Annual Guide to Holiday Gifting - 2016
Nov 18, 2016 Board Unveils Searchable Database of Advisory Opinions
Nov 17, 2016 Board Meeting Schedule - 2017
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    Fax: 312.744.2793
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    Chicago, IL 60654-8488 Office Hours 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM   
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