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.

Feb 12, 2018

The Ethics Commission requested $4,524,000 from the Legislature for Fiscal Year 19, an increase of 643% over its FY18 appropriation of $703,000.
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Feb 12, 2018

At a Feb. 5 meeting, the Ethics Commission adopted a two-year lobbying prohibition Rule that applies to elected state officers and chief administrative officers of agencies.
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Feb 12, 2018

In an official filing with the Governor and legislative leaders on Feb. 6, 2018, the Ethics Commission announced plans to regulate the open meeting and open records statutes and demanded $1,170,000 in appropriated funds to do so.
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Feb 12, 2018

The promulgated Ethics Rule amendments are now in the hands of the Legislature.
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Jan 18, 2018

A new Rule (2018-05) requires candidates whose office becomes vacant because of resignation, expulsion, impeachment or removal to pay for the cost of the special election to fill the office.
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Jan 18, 2018

The Ethics Commission has received a request from the Institute of Justice for an advisory opinion on whether the IOJ can gift a two books to legislators, one that costs less than $10 and one that costs more.
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Jan 18, 2018

The Ethics Commission is continuing to grapple with the “cooling-off period” Rule. The Commission voted to delay its decision on whether to adopt the Rule until its meeting on Feb. 5.
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Jan 18, 2018

As Legislative session approaches, it’s important to remember that the campaign funds cannot be used for fuel purchases, car maintenance or similar services for a personal vehicle.
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Dec 14, 2017

The Ethics Commission staff will no longer have to go to district court to enforce compliance orders against individuals who don’t pay fines.
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Dec 14, 2017

A new group of amendments make a number of clean-up changes and some more significant ones to many sections of Rules 1 and 2.
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