Glenn Coffee & Associates staff works diligently to stay up-to-date on government rules and regulations, attending dozens of agency, board and commission meetings each year. Our newsletter shares the latest in ethics and administrative rules, and commentary on how it will affect your business.

Jul 12, 2019

On July 9, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a decision of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York which found President Donald J. Trump violated the First Amendment when he blocked certain users’ access to his Twitter account.
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Jul 12, 2019

In September 2018, the Ethics Commission was named as the defendant in a lawsuit filed by the Institute for Justice.
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Jul 12, 2019

The June 14, 2019, meeting of the Ethics Commission was the last meeting for Commissioner Karen Long, the House’s appointee, and Commissioner John Hawkins, the Senate’s appointee. Commissioner Long had served two five-year terms, and Commissioner Hawkins had served one five-year term.
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Jul 12, 2019

The ongoing battle with the Legislature over the Commission’s funding took a new twist at the Ethics Commission’s June meeting.
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May 29, 2019

Gov. Kevin Stitt signed legislation on Tuesday rejecting all amendments to the Ethics Rules proposed by the Oklahoma Ethics Commission.
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May 20, 2019

When the Legislature spurned the Ethics Commission’s request for a 600% increase in its funding a year ago, the Commission responded by filing an unprecedented lawsuit against the Governor and the Legislature in the Oklahoma Supreme Court.
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May 20, 2019

In the waning days of the 2019 legislative session, the Legislature is on a collision course with the Ethics Commission for the second year in a row.
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May 20, 2019

The Ethics Commission agreed at its May 10 meeting to settle six collection cases filed in Oklahoma County District Court earlier this year. The Ethics Commission filed multiple cases in an effort to collect late-filing fees, also known as compliance fees.
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May 20, 2019

Trade associations and other not-for-profit membership organizations, excluding labor unions, will soon be able to solicit contributions from affiliated limited political action committees. Beginning Nov. 1, associations can bypass corporate members and directly solicit their employees and officers.
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Mar 25, 2019

Gov. Kevin Stitt appears poised to prohibit state agencies from contracting with private lobbyists.
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