There are a number of laws and principles that apply to public
Unfortunately, the laws are quite technical and a matter of
This handy, four-page pamphlet summarizes the kinds of issues and
financial interests that ought to trigger a conversation with
one’s agency counsel about what the law requires.
This handy pamphlet provides a plain-language explanation of what
decision-makers need to know about California’s transparency laws
(the Brown Act and the Public Records Act).
Every two months, the Institute analyzes a different ethical
dilemma public officials are likely to face.
See ILG’s publications, whitepapers, tip sheets and pamphlets
that are available for purchase or free download.
Staff, do you need help with orientation materials? Check out ILG’s carefully selected resources for newly elected officials on core local government concepts.