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OKG Newsletter


Topic: ethics commission

Time for full disclosure


Commentary

Bill Bleakley
Last Saturday was the second anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision permitting unlimited spending by individuals, corporations and labor unions to conduct independent political campaign activities.
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The next step

State and city officials mull transparency of elections in a post-Citizens United world.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma Ethics Commission has sent a recommendation to the state Legislature that it be removed from oversight of local elections and the laws governing such elections be scrapped and rewritten.
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Easy ethics

New state requirements ease the process for candidates filing for office, but independent expenditure groups may not have to follow them.


News

Clifton Adcock
During a special meeting Aug. 28, the Oklahoma City Council received an update on new requirements for filing for office and running a campaign. The question of what is required of groups making independent expenditures in city races, however, remains unclear.
 
Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Ethics exec

The state Ethics Commission names a new executive director.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma Ethics Commission today voted unanimously to hire Oklahoma City attorney Lee Slater as the agency's new executive director. He replaces Marilyn Hughes, who retired in December after serving in the position since its inception in 1991.
 
Friday, January 11, 2013

Coffee’s mate


CFN

Gazette staff
Well, that didn’t take long.
 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Middling money

This year’s city council races saw far fewer campaign dollars spent than in 2010.


News

Clifton Adcock
Despite a crowded field in one Oklahoma City Council race and three candidates in another, overall campaign spending and fundraising in this year’s municipal elections is significantly below that of two years ago.
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
 
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