After the unexplained firings of multiple city officials cost taxpayers over $400,000, Rhodesia supported the County Civil Grand Jury's efforts to expose wastefulness and dysfunction in Tracy's local government. After weeks of needless opposition from Mayor Rickman, she successfully passed the Tracy City Council's first-ever ethical code of conduct, which was specially designed to prevent political infighting and corruption.
“Everyone’s voice and the spirit of what we were trying to accomplish was actually what came through in this document, so we can really get back to doing what we should be doing, which is conducting the public’s business,” Ransom said. “This is another great tool that will not just be specific to this council but for councils to come.”
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