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--December Meeting:  The Ethics Commission will meet on Thursday, December 7, at 10:00 a.m.  Meetings are being held in person, by telephone, and by video link.  In Person:  210 Brooks Street, Third Floor Conference Room, Charleston.  By telephone:  call-in number (636) 725-2060‬ PIN: 752 718 190‬#‬‬‬.  By video link:  To view the agenda, click here​.

--Seminar: On November 16, 2023, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, the Judicial Investigation Commission, the West Virginia Secretary of State’s Office, and the West Virginia Ethics Commission sponsored a seminar titled So You Wanna Be a Judge - Running for Judicial​ Office.  You may review the Ethics Commission’s slide presentation from that seminar here.  More information from the seminar is also available at the Judicial Investigation Commission’s website.​   

--Ethics Newsletter:  To view Volume 19​ of the Newsletter, click h​ere.​  ​​​
--Training:  Our next virtual training on the Ethics and Open Meetings Acts will be on February 8​ at noon. The training is open to all.  Email for an invite. The training has been approved for 1 hour of CLE and CPE credits.​

--Election​ Booklet:  ​Are you thinking about running for public office?  To assist you in understanding the rules, the Ethics Commission has published an Election​​Booklet containing guidance on Ethics Act rules and other laws within the Commission’s jurisdiction governing campaigns and successful candidates once they are sworn into office.  Helpful information about elections may also be found in our October 2019 Newsletter.​

--Hearings Continued:  VCRB​ No. 2022-02, Respondent Lillie Junkins​​, Former Vice Mayor, City of Clarksburg, and VCRB No. 2022-04, Respondent James E. Marino, Former Mayor, City of Clarksburg​.  The Public Hearings, previously scheduled for September 19, 2023, have been continued. Click here for Notices of Continuance.​
​--Financial Disclosure Statement:  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​For information about searching for or filing a Financial Disclosure Statement, click he​​re.  ​​​​
--Updated, ​2023-02, Lobbyist Spending Composite Report: The summary of lobbyist spending for the May 1, 2023, ​to August 31, 202​​3, on September 29, 2023, reporting period is here​​​​.

--Lobbyist Online Expense Reporting:​  To file expenses online, click here​​.​

--Lobbyist Directory:  To view the latest version of the Lobbyist Directory, click