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​​​​​​​​Staff Attorney Position:  ​The Ethics Commission is seeking a full-time Staff Attorney.  Applicants must send a resume, including named references and at least one recent writing sample to: or to M. Ellen Briggs, West Virginia Ethics Commission, 210 Brooks Street, Suite 300, Charleston, WV 25301.  Applications must be received by the close of business on April 30, 2024.  For the job description and salary range, click here​​.

--Lobbyist Activity Reports for the period of January 1, 2024, to April 30, 2024 are due no later than Wednesday, May 15, 2024.  To file your report online, click here​.  Even if your expenditures were "0," you must file.  ​

--Advisory Opinions:  The Ethics Commission and the Open Governmental Meetings Committee ​issued the following Advisory Opinions on April 4, 2024.  To view the Opinions, click:  AO 2024-02      OMAO 2024-02

--Ethics Newsletter:  To view Volume 21​ of the Newsletter, click h​ere​.​ ​ ​​​

--Annual Report:  To view the 2023 Annual Report of the Commission, click here​.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

--Financial Disclosure Statements:  For infor​mation about filing your Financial Disclosure Statement with the Ethics Commission for the report/calendar year 2023, click here.​

--Training:  Our next virtual training on the Ethics and Open Meetings Acts will be on May 9​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.​

--Seminar:  You may view the slide presentation from the November 16, 2023, seminar, So You Wanna Be a Judge - Running for Judicial​ Office, by clicking here.  More information from the seminar is also available at the Judicial Investigation Commission’s website.​   

--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.​

--Hearing Scheduled:  VCRB​ 2022-02, Respondent Lillie Junkins​​, Former Vice Mayor, City of Clarksburg, and VCRB 2022-04, Respondent Jame​s E. Marino, Former Mayor, City of Clarksburg​. The Public Hearing, previously scheduled for September 19, 2023, is scheduled for April 9, 2024. Click here for information.​

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