The Institute’s ethics program offers practical
information on principles of public service ethics. In
addition, it provides plain-language explanations of California’s
The FPPC has announced a new app for those required to file form
The app helps keep track gifts public officials receive in a
calendar year and exports to schedule D (the gift report
schedule) of Form 700.
What can local officials and their communities do to prevent a
culture of self-interest over public interest from taking hold?
What can they do to make sure abuses of authority do not occur in
Every two months, the Institute analyzes a different ethical
dilemma public officials are likely to face.
The Institute is honored to have received national recognition
for its efforts in promoting public service ethics.
A values-based code of ethics can be a useful tool to support a
culture of ethics within an agency. Read more »