2013 NCAA Basketball Tournaments™

The 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament™  has three Ohio schools (The University of Akron, The University of Cincinnati and The Ohio State University) playing in the second round beginning this week.  Additionally, the First and Second Rounds of the 2013 … Continue reading

2012 Annual Lobbying Statistics Report Now Available

In accordance with O.R.C. 101.72(H), 121.62(H) and 101.92(H), the OLIG released an annual lobbying statistics report on March 15, 2013. The report contains information on lobbying registrations and expenditures for the calendar year 2012. New features to the report include … Continue reading

JLEC Committee Members

The Joint Legislative Ethics Committee is comprised of twelve Members of the General Assembly, six each from the two major political parties from each Chamber. You can view the JLEC Members from the 130th General Assembly at www.ohiolobbying.com by selecting … Continue reading

2012 Financial Disclosure Statement Now Available!

The JLEC 2012 Financial Disclosure Statement (“FDS”) is now available! Interactive 2012 FDS – in order to save content entered in to the fillable form, you will need Adobe Reader XI 2012 Frequently Asked Questions If you have questions about financial disclosure, please … Continue reading

Office of the Legislative Inspector General Welcomes Diana Brnusak- Lobbying Compliance Specialist

The OLIG is excited to announce that Diana Brnusak joined our team as a Lobbying Compliance Specialist on January 23, 2013. Diana brings to the position a wealth of experience in coordinating electronically filed documents and training others on how to use … Continue reading

Last Chance to Renew for 2013!

Please be aware, the streamlined process for renewing your lobbying engagements ends at midnight tonight!  Registrations entered after January 31, 2013, will require a Signature Page signed by both the lobbyist and the employer along with the filing fee.  In … Continue reading

Office of the Legislative Inspector General Wishes Katie Reardon All the Best in Her New Adventure!

On Friday, January 4, Lobbying Compliance Coordinator Katie Reardon will end her tenure at the OLIG as she sets out on a new adventure in the compliance world. Katie joined the OLIG on April 30, 2007 and quickly became known … Continue reading

September-December 2012 Lobbying Deadline Reminder

Lobbying Activity & Expenditure Reports for lobbyists and employers must file their September-December 2012 Activity and Expenditure Reports by January 31, 2013. Note: Reports must be filed even if there was no activity or expenditures during the reporting period. Activity … Continue reading

Lobbying Registration Renewals

On December 31st ALL LOBBYING ENGAGEMENTS (LEGISLATIVE, EXECUTIVE AGENCY, AND RETIREMENT SYSTEM) expire in OLAC.  Starting December 15th lobbyists can begin renewing engagements in their OLAC accounts*.  All renewed engagements must be submitted in OLAC by January 31st. The streamlined … Continue reading

Holiday Gift Guidance

How do lobbyists and their clients report holiday gifts?  View JLEC’s Holiday Gift Guidance Grid for some general information! If you have questions, please contact JLEC at 614-728-5100.