February 9, 2020

The Short Story: Ethics is a critical issue in this year’s City Council election. Your votes may determine whether the proposed Ethics Charter Amendment gets on the ballot.

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February 9, 2020

This week we sent a letter to all Naples voters who signed the Ethics Naples Charter Amendment petition. We are posting it here in electronic format for your convenience.

Thank you for your continuing support!

The Board of Directors.

November 1, 2018

From The New York Times:

First Came a Flood of Ballot Measures From Voters. Then Politicians Pushed Back.

When South Dakota lawmakers undid a voter initiative meant to rein in their behavior, they were part of a struggle between politicians and voters from Maine to Calif...

July 3, 2018

To our Naples Friends and Supporters:

On behalf of the Ethics Naples Board of Directors, I want to provide you with an update on our effort to place a referendum on the August 28 ballot to create a new and better ethics code for the City of Naples.

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May 21, 2018

Note to our readers: Because the City has thrown the simple matter of sending a successful citizens' petition for the ballot into legal proceedings, we are constrained from fully responding in public. We hope you understand and will read the following with interest and...

April 28, 2018

The Short Story:

The Good News: Ethics Naples announces that we have achieved our petition goal, gaining all the necessary signatures for an improved ethics policy to be placed on the August ballot under the requirements of Florida law.

The Bad News: Surprised by our suc...

November 17, 2017

The ballot initiative to improve the ethics practices of the City of Naples continues to gain strength:

  • Signed petitions continue to be received and we are on our way to our first 500.

  • The petitions that we have submitted are being validated at a very high rate...

October 25, 2017

Naples and Collier civic leaders and ethics experts strongly endorsed the proposed Charter ethics amendment soon after it was announced.

Mayor Barnett supported the establishment of an independent ethics commission with a local focus and an emphasis on education and pre...

October 22, 2017

ETHICS NAPLES is a non-profit organization created by a group of concerned Naples residents whose mission is to improve the transparency and accountability of local government in the City of Naples. The goal of ETHICS NAPLES is to amend the City Charter to include a “b...

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