Tag Archives: Ethics and Elections Commission

Text message cover-up shows Mayor Durkan is unfit for office

Mayor Jenny Durkan, then-Police Chief Carmen Best and Seattle Fire Chief Harold Scoggins all deleted or otherwise lost their text messages from the midst of one of the most tumultuous times in Seattle history. The mayor has hidden the loss … Continue reading

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SDOT Director Kubly admits to Pronto ethics violations, could be fined up to $10K

SDOT Director Scott Kubly has admitted that he failed to obtain a waiver before working with his former employer about Seattle’s bike share system Pronto. The months-long ethics investigation concluded that Kubly violated ethics rules by working with former co-workers … Continue reading

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Pronto buyout draws ethics investigation against SDOT Director

Was it an improper conflict of interest when SDOT Director Scott Kubly started negotiations for the city to buy Pronto from the non-profit Puget Sound Bike Share? Did SDOT staff mislead the public and City Council by overstating annual member … Continue reading

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