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--Statement of Charges filed:  The Ethics Commission has filed a Statement of Charges and Notice of Hearing against Marmet Mayor Bill Pauley.  To view the document, click here.

Job opening for Staff Attorney:  The Ethics Commission is accepting applications for the position of Staff Attorney. Responsibilities include handling all stages of ethics complaints, providing oral and written interpretations of the Ethics Act and the Open Governmental Meetings Act, drafting Advisory Opinions and similar documents, and making presentations to Commissioners and in hearings.

Resumes, which must include three references and a writing sample, must be received by 5 p.m. on Monday, July 6. Please submit to: Ellen Briggs,

For a job description, click here.

--July 2 Ethics Commission meeting cancelled:  The Ethics Commission meeting previously scheduled for July 2 has been cancelled. The Commission’s next meeting will be held on Thursday, August 6 at 10:00 a.m.

--Report of lobbyist activity:  To view a composite report of spending reported by all registered lobbyists in West Virginia for the first reporting period of 2015, click here.

--Suspended lobbyists:  Four lobbyists' lobbying privileges have been suspended for failure to file their first activity report in 2015 by the May 15, 2015, deadline.  To view a list of these lobbyists, click here.

--“Trinkets” Legislative Rules: The Ethics Commission's Emergency Legislative Rules relating to the “trinkets” statute became effective on June 23, 2015.  The statute, which is part of the Ethics Act, is at W. Va. Code § 6B-2-5c.  The statute may be viewed by clicking here. The Emergency Rules may be viewed by clicking here.

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