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.

Mar 16, 2018

The filing period for five elective federal offices and more than 300 elective state offices is only weeks away, heralding the formal beginning of the 2018 campaign season.
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Mar 16, 2018

At the March 9 meeting of the Oklahoma Ethics Commission, state Rep. Meloyde Blancett presented a letter to the Commission detailing her request for new rulemaking.
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Mar 16, 2018

At its April 13 meeting, the Ethics Commission will conduct a public hearing on draft advisory opinions related to a request from the Institute for Justice (IJ), a 501(c)(3) organization, for an advisory opinion on whether the IJ can gift two books to legislators.
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Mar 16, 2018

There are a significant number of Ethics Rules that should be kept in mind when transitioning to new candidate committees. Here are a few of the important ones that are frequently overlooked:
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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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