NLPES Library—Ethics


Issues Covered by This Site

This section of the NLPES Audit Report Library includes audit reports about ethics, conflict of interest, financial disclosure, lobbyist regulation, oversight/ethics commissions and committees, gift restrictions, staff ethics and other related issues.

Instructions for Using the Report Library

To access any report listed below, to go the legislative program evaluation or performance audit agency's website. A link to the agency is provided at the end of each report citation. If you cannot locate the report, contact Brenda Erickson or the NLPES key contact for that office.

2018 Reports

  • "Lobbying Services: Evaluating a Small Sample of Local Governments’ Reported Payments to Lobbyists and Associations with Lobbyists" (September 2018), L-18-011, Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit;

2019 Reports

  • Operation and Performance of the Office of the State Inspector General (September 2019), Virginia Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission;

2020 Reports

  • Evaluating Association Membership Fees and Dues and Lobbyist Payments (September 2020), R-20-010, Kansas Legislative Division of Post Audit;