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Ethics Commissions: Obliging Government to Control Itself

One of the many ways state governments are obliged to control themselves is through ethics commissions. How these commissions are structured, the jurisdiction they have, how they operate and what they cover varies greatly by state.

State Legislatures News

State Ethics Commissions

Ethics commissions are used by many states to oversee state laws on ethical practices in government. How they are structured and what roles they play varies widely between states.

Conflict of Interest Definitions

This table lists state statutes and rules defining conflict of interest for legislators, government employees, and members of executive branches.