U.S. Supreme Court unveils new ethics code, but critics say it doesn’t go far enough

BY: - November 14, 2023

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court released a new ethics code Monday, just days before the Democrat-led U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary again attempts to subpoena two high-profile GOP donors following revelations that justices accepted undisclosed luxury trips and engaged in other potential conflicts of interest. Despite the headlines and the committee’s springtime request […]

Ethics Commission reopens executive director search after Oklahoma AG’s criticism

BY: - October 13, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Ethics Commission voted Friday to extend the search for its next executive director through the end of the month just weeks after the state’s attorney general claimed the search “process has been irreparably flawed and must be started anew.”  When the board voted to extend the application period through Oct. […]

Oklahoma Ethics Commission seeks new executive director after Kemp resigns citing poor resources

BY: - August 30, 2023

The Oklahoma Ethics Commission is searching for a new executive director after the current agency head announced she will resign by the end of the year due to a lack of state funding.  In tendering her resignation, Director Ashley Kemp accused legislators of underfunding her state agency, which she said made it difficult to enforce […]