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--Conciliation Agreements approved: The Ethics Commission issued public reprimands and levied fines as part of two Conciliation Agreements approved on July 12. To view the Agreement with Michelle Malone, Manager of the River Road Public Service District in Morgantown, click here. To view the Agreement with Dustin W. Zickefoose, the Upshur County Assessor, click here. 

--Advisory Opinion issued: The Ethics Commission issued Advisory Opinion 2018-09 on July 12. To view the AO, click here. 

--Lobbyists suspended:  The following lobbyists have been suspended for not filing a Lobbyist Activity Report or for not paying the fees for filing a late report for the January 1, 2018-April 30, 2018, reporting period:  John Brown, Doug Maddy and Roche Shultz.

--Lobbyist spending:
  To view a report detailing spending reported by lobbyists registered in West Virginia for the January 1-April 30, 2018, reporting period, click here.

--Search for 2018 Financial Disclosure Statements on this website: Completed FDSs filed by the following filers during 2018 may be viewed on this website by clicking here: 
    • Members of the West Virginia Legislature; 
    • Elected members of the executive department; 
    • Members of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, and 
    • Candidates for these positions.

--2017 Annual Report issued: To view the Ethics Commission’s 2017 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 which went into effect on June 8, 2018, 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.