PAOAG PA State Ethics Commission Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public Service Ethics

This video library is made available by joint initiative of the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General and the Pennsylvania State Ethics Commission. Our collaborative mission is to promote integrity and ethical conduct by educating public servants at all levels of government in Pennsylvania.

An Inside Look:

July 09, 2020

Communication

Effective Communication is essential for the proper and ethical administration of government. This video explains essentials of clarity of language, emphasis in text and emails, frames of reference, vocabulary, and the importance of follow-through.

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July 09, 2020

DeMinimis

Cutting corners is rarely, if ever, a good idea. Small things (like a staple, paper, a text message, or 15 minutes of your worktime) really do matter. And as for typos… have you heard about "the most expensive hyphen in history?!"

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May 19, 2020

State Adverse Interest Act

This summary of the of Act 451 of 1957, outlines provisions which relating to state agencies and which prohibit state advisors & consultants and state employees from having adverse interests in certain state contracts. This presentation is for educational and informational purposes only, and is not intended as legal advice, nor as a substitution for legal advice, regarding the applicability of the statute.

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