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--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 May 1, 2018, to August 31,  2018, reporting period:  Joe Funkhouser, Raymond Joseph, Gary Riddle, Frank Stewart and Adam Strider.

--Contract Exemption issued:
On October 4, the Ethics Commission issued Contract Exemption 2018-06.  To view the Exemption, click here.

--Conciliation Agreement approved:
On October 4, 2018, the Ethics Commission approved a Conciliation Agreement with F. Colt Sandoro, Executive Director of the Regional Intergovernmental Council.  To view the Agreement, click here.

--Lobbyist spending:
  To view a listing of spending reported by registered lobbyists during the May 1, 2018-August 31, 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.

 --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.