Category Archives: SALN redaction

Can ‘privacy’ trump transparency? SALNs to impeach CJ, other execs but Palace redacts Cabinet SALNs

A CHIEF JUSTICE was impeached in 2012 for failure to declare the true and detailed list of condo units he owned, and pesos and dollars he had in banks. Ten years prior, a President was forced out of the Palace for collecting millions in kickbacks and commissions from state contracts and excise taxes, as well […]

Unexplained wealth, redacted?

TO REDACT or not to redact. Which could avoid or attract scrutiny and censure? Redactions are not the only issue that could arise if public officials would shade or black out the true, detailed, and complete facts of their wealth. Big and small discrepancies in the content of SALNs they have filed across periods of […]