News and Announcements
--Ethics training in Parkersburg: The Ethics Commission will present training on the Ethics Act and the Open Meetings Act on Tuesday, April 9 from 10:00 -11:15 a.m. in Parkersburg at the Judge Donald F. Black Courthouse Annex, 315 Market Street in Parkersburg in the Fort Boreman Meeting Room. County and city officials and employees and the public are invited to attend.
--Advisory Opinion 2019-05: The Ethics Commission issued an Advisory Opinion on March 7 which holds that various officials at state colleges and universities are not required to file Financial Disclosure Statements. To view the Opinion, click here.
--Additional Advisory Opinions issued: The Ethics Commission issued four additional Advisory Opinions on March 7. To view them, click here.
--Contract Exemption 2019-01: The Ethics Commission issued a Contract Exemption to the Wyoming County Health Department on March 7. To view the Exemption, click here.
--Online search of Disclosures: Completed Financial Disclosure Statements for the following filers for the years 2013-2019 may be viewed using Chrome or Firefox by clicking here:
• Members of the West Virginia Legislature;
• Elected members of the executive department (Governor, Treasurer, Auditor,
Secretary of State, Commissioner of Agriculture, Attorney General);
• Members of the Supreme Court of Appeals, and
• Candidates for these positions.
--2018 Annual Report: To view the Ethics Commission's 2018 Annual Report, click here.
--Disclosure of “interested parties” to contracts: Business entities which have been awarded certain types of contracts with a state agency must submit to the state agency a disclosure of “interested parties” to the applicable contract. The Ethics Commission accepts completed disclosure forms ONLY from state agencies. To download the form, click here. To view the statute, click here. Questions regarding the statute should be directed to the contracting agency. To view Disclosures which have been filed with the Ethics Commission, click here.
--Lobbyist Directory: To view the West Virginia Lobbyist directory, click here