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Good Government

Practical, plain-language answers for basic Conflicts of Interest scenarios.

Legal texts and detailed technical information on Chapter 68 and the Board.

The Training & Education Unit has a new series of short videos serving up quick reminders about the Conflicts of Interest Law in bite-size portions. It's called "Ethics Over-Easy".


 Click here to watch in Windows Media Player.

Howley City Council Proclamation

The Board announces the retirement on March 31, 2017, of its long-serving General Counsel, Wayne G. Hawley, and the appointment on April 3, 2017, of its new General Counsel,
Ethan A. Carrier. Ethan is returning to the Board where he previously served as Deputy General Counsel and as an enforcement attorney. Prior to his City service, Ethan was an ethics attorney for the federal government at the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, the Department of Treasury, the Federal Election Commission, and the Office of White House Counsel. He earned his J.D. in 2005 from the University of Wisconsin and his B.A. in 2000 from St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland.


The Twenty-Third Annual Citywide Seminar on Ethics in New York City Government will be held on Friday, May 19th at New York Law School. As part of the seminar’s plenary session, the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board will present its fifteenth “Ethics in Government” Award. Nominations of individuals or agencies for the award may be sent to Alex Kipp, Director of Training and Education, COIB, 2 Lafayette Street, Rm. 1010, New York, NY 10007, or to, no later than April 14th, 2017.

Click here for more Information.

Executive Director Carolyn Miller on Inside City Hall

June 3rd, 2016

Executive Director Carolyn Miller Interviewed by Errol Louis

On Thursday, June 3rd, the Board's Executive Director, Carolyn Miller, had a sit-down with journalist Errol Louis on Inside City Hall.  Link to the 10-minute clip here.

Public Service Puzzler

Announcing the latest edition of the Public Service Puzzler, a contest brought to you by the City’s Conflicts of Interest Board! Spending just five minutes with the City’s Conflicts of Interest Law could win you prizes! Each month a new puzzle, question, or other activity will be brought to you by the Board’s Training and Education Unit. All you have to do is give five minutes of thoughtful consideration.

Training Video
The Training & Education Unit has created an entertaining and informative video that covers the basic requirements of the Conflicts of Interest Law. The video has been broken into segments which can be viewed by clicking on the link to our "Multimedia" page below.

‚óŹ  Go to the Training Video on the Supplementary Materials Page
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