News and Announcements
--Ethics Commission will not meet in July: The Ethics Commission’s next meeting will be on Thursday, August 4 at 10:00 in the Third Floor Conference Room at the Commission’s offices at 210 Brooks Street in Charleston.
--New name/likeness “trinkets” statute in effect June 10: The new portion of the Ethics Act which sets forth limitations on a public official’s or employee’s use of his/her name or likeness on items purchased with public funds went into effect on June 10, 2016. To view a summary of the provisions, click here.
--Lobbyists suspended: Registered Lobbyist Chuck Hamsher’s lobbying privileges have been suspended for failure to file a Lobbyist Activity Report by the May 16, 2016, deadline. In addition, the following registered lobbyists’ lobbying privileges have been suspended for failure to pay late reporting fees for the 2016-1 Lobbyist Activity Reporting Period:
--Search for FDSs on this website: Completed FDSs for the following filers for 2012-16 may be viewed on this website:
• Members of the Legislature (Senate and House of Delegates);
• Members of the Board of Public Works (Governor, Treasurer, Auditor, Secretary of State, Commissioner of Agriculture, Attorney General);
• Members of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, and
• Candidates for these positions.
Click here: Search for a Filed Financial Disclosure Statement