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Black Lives Matter Bought $32 Million in Stocks

Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation (BLMGNF) has filed its long-awaited tax return for 2020, when it says it raised $90 million. The big question was what happened to...

Elitist JPMorgan Chase Board Confronted Over China, Paris Agreement

On Tuesday, National Legal and Policy Center presented a resolution at JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s annual shareholder meeting that would require the company take steps to...

USA TODAY: NLPC in ‘Long Overdue’ Fight Against Corporate Wokeness

In a front-page article (pay wall) published on Friday, May 13 by USA Today, reporter Jessica Guynn writes about conservative groups increasing their involvement at annual...

Verizon Slammed for Pushing CRT on Employees, Funding Extremists

On Thursday, National Legal and Policy Center presented a resolution at Verizon Communications Inc’s annual shareholder meeting that would require greater transparency and...

NLPC Targets Oil Giant ConocoPhillips over Carbon Tax Advocacy

On Tuesday, National Legal and Policy Center presented a resolution at ConocoPhillips Company’s annual shareholder meeting that would require greater transparency and itemization...

What Will Veterans Groups Do About the Charmain Bogue Scandal?

On March 24, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Inspector General released a report on violations of ethics rules by Charmain Bogue, a high department official, who resigned...

NLPC to Colgate-Palmolive: Stop Funding Al Sharpton’s Demogoguery

This morning National Legal and Policy Center presented a resolution at Colgate-Palmolive Company’s annual shareholder meeting that would require greater transparency and...

NLPC Chairman Confronts Warren Buffett at Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

Peter Flaherty, chairman of National Legal and Policy Center, presented the organization's shareholder proposal to separate the roles of chairman and CEO at the annual meeting of...

Shareholder Activist Wants Warren Buffett to ‘Save’ Capitalism

Peter Flaherty, Chairman of the National Legal and Policy Center, will today present a shareholder proposal to separate the roles of Chairman and CEO at the Berkshire Hathaway...

WV Treasurer Calls on Unilever to End Ben & Jerry’s Israel Boycott

West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore (pictured above) on Wednesday called on Unilever to end the boycott against Israel currently being conducted by its subsidiary Ben &...

OUR STORY

Founded in 1991, the National Legal and Policy Center promotes ethics in public life through research, investigation, education, and legal action.

We recognize that the bigger the government, the more opportunities for corruption; and the more intervention in the economy, the more reason for special interests to seek influence. We believe that the best way to promote ethics is to reduce the size of government.

We do not believe that ethics are advanced through more laws or “better guidelines,” even as existing ones are ignored. We don’t believe the problem is with too few laws, or with too much freedom, but with men and women. We believe the missing ingredients are character, morality, and common sense.

NLPC is a 501(c)(3) foundation. Donations from individuals, foundations and corporations are welcome in any amount.

NLPC was founded in late 1991 following the release of the Senate Ethics Committee report whitewashing the Keating Five. The report made reference to the Code of Ethics for Government, but not by name, presumably for fear of giving it greater standing. NLPC was founded to promote ethics, and to give the Code the visibility it deserves.

The author of the Code is Sen. Paul Douglas (D-IL) who served from 1948 to 1964. A “Sense of Congress” resolution that passed on July 11, 1958, urged adherence to the Code by all government officials.

NLPC TEAM MEMBERS

Board of Directors
Peter Flaherty, Chairman
Kurt Christensen, Vice-Chairman
Richard F. LaMountain
David Wilkinson

Publication Staff
Dr. Carl Horowitz, Director Organized Labor Accountability Project, editor of Union Corruption Update

Paul Chesser, Associate Fellow

Government Integrity Project
Tom Anderson, Director

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