Ethical Government

A government that serves the people, and does so ethically and responsibly is essential for our welfare.

The Reform Party SUPPORTS legislation and rules across all branches of government that enforce the highest ethical standards and effective oversight.

Highest ethical standards and oversight means that elected officials must have as their first loyalty the entire citizenry they represent, not just the people who funded their campaign or who will pad their retirement.  This also means that there needs to be clearer separation between elected officials and lobbying and special interest groups.  We can not continue the endless recycling of people between elected positions and lobbying groups where there is the clear appearance of conflict of interest.

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Read the Latest Articles from Our Blog

Here are three recent blog posts from the Reform Party.

Family running with American flagRead more +20 March 2020 By Michael Hackmer in COVID-19, Michael Hackmer, Chairman, Reform Party of Virginia, US Economy

Time To Put the People First: A Reform Party Solution for America’s Economic Recovery

We see the job losses increasing. Now is the time to take bold action. Locally, in my town of Ashburn, Virginia, Ford’s Fish Shack announced it was laying off 155 hourly workers. They had a 90% drop in revenue, and are now fighting for survival. They are not alone. More restaurants and businesses all over town,
Vote Against Two-Party CorruptionRead more +15 February 2020 By Michael Hackmer in Uncategorized

Don’t Vote “Blue No Matter Who” or to “Keep America Great.”

One of my closest, oldest and dearest friends, and a staunch progressive advocate, shared a video of Kim Iversen with me. For those of you who do not know, Iversen is a progressive journalist and started her own YouTube channel that has over 200,000 subscribers. People who know me understand that though I am not
Unions and PoliticsRead more +13 February 2020 By Michael Hackmer in 2020 Election

What the Nevada Culinary Union’s Position on Medicare for All Tells Us About the M4A Movement and the Democratic Candidates

A conflict has been brewing between one of Nevada’s most powerful labor unions and the Sanders campaign (indeed, the whole Medicare for All / M4A movement). For months tension had been building. But recently, the tension hit hard as Nevada’s Culinary Union 226, which represents hospitality workers in Nevada, openly circulated a flyer speaking against
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