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.

Dec 8, 2016

The proposed amendment introduced by Commissioner Karen Long would affect gifts from legislative liaisons and legislative lobbyists to the Governor, legislators and members of their staffs and gifts from executive lobbyists to officers and employees of the agencies they lobby.
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Nov 21, 2016

Governor Mary Fallin met with President-Elect Donald J. Trump in New York City Monday amid speculation that she is being considered for a Cabinet appointment, perhaps Secretary of the Interior.  No announcement was made immediately afterward, but the meeting fueled discussion that Governor Fallin may soon resign to accept an appointment in the new national administration. 
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Nov 16, 2016

The Ethics Commission has worked hard at making its website useful and easy to navigate these last few years.  Of note, you should consider taking a look at the helpful reporting tips and compliance reminders on the "helpful tips" webpage.
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Nov 16, 2016

The Ethics Commission has recently added the capability for participants to register and pay by credit card or p-card online for continuing education programs.
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Nov 16, 2016

In addition to considering the amendment to lobbyist gifting that we discussed here, the Commission will also potentially take action on 2 additional amendments (and allow opportunity for public comment) at the November hearing.
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Nov 16, 2016

On Thursday, November 3rd, District Attorney David Prater filed charges against Oklahoma State Superintendent Joy Hofmeister as well as 4 others, alleging that there was illegal collusion between a dark money group and her 2014 campaign.
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Nov 9, 2016

Official results of the November 8th election can be accessed at the State Election Board website here. State Questions results were a mixed bag this year.
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Nov 9, 2016

Ethics Rules require state officers and employees to disqualify from participation in matters likely to have a “direct and predictable effect on the material financial interests . . . of the state officer or employee or a family member.”
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Nov 9, 2016

Under current Ethics Rules, all legislative lobbyists, legislative liaisons and executive lobbyists are required to renew their registrations between December 1 and December 31 for the following calendar year.
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Nov 9, 2016

For years, candidates have purchased goods and services from political parties for use in their campaigns.  That practice came under increased scrutiny this year as Ethics Rules were construed so that such purchases were considered to be prohibited contributions from the candidate to the political party.
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