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--Advisory Opinions issued:  On November 7, the Ethics Commission issued five Advisory Opinions.  To view AO 2019-27, click here.  To view AO 2019-28, click here.  To view AO 2019-29, click here. To view Open Meetings AO 2019-04, click here. To view Administrative Law Judge Committee AO 2019-01-R, click here.

--Contract Exemption: The Ethics Commission issued a Contract Exemption to the Clay County Commission on November 7.  To view the CE, 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 May 1, 2019, to August 31, 2019, reporting period:  Benjamin Kessler-Gaa and Brett Tubbs.

--Lobbyist spending report:  To view a report listing spending reported by registered lobbyists during the period from May 1, 2019-August 31, 2019, click here.

--Newsletter: To view the third issue of the Ethics Commission's newsletter focusing on Ethics Act and Open Meetings Act provisions of interest to county and municipal officials and employees, click here.

--Online search of Disclosures:  Completed Financial Disclosure Statements for the following filers for the years 2013-2019 may be viewed using Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge 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. 

--Lobbyist Directory:  To view the West Virginia Lobbyist directory, click here.