Legislative Ethics Commission

5:05 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Ky. Ethics Panel Member to Resign after Arnold Controversy

Vernie McGaha plans to resign from the LEC.
Credit lrc.ky.gov

As the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission prepares to meet Wednesday to further discuss the allegations of sexual harassment against former state Rep. John Arnold, one member of the commission has announced his intention to resign.

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6:42 am
Fri April 18, 2014

Arnold Ethics Trial May Continue

Credit Jonathan Meador/WFPL News

The ethics trial against former lawmaker John Arnold may continue. Because the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission did not consider a motion to dismiss the case against the West Kentucky lawmaker in a hearing last week, the case may go forward.

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3:11 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

Lobbyists Spend $4.2 Million in First Months of Session

With the Kentucky General Assembly adjourned for the year, a look into lobbying spending during the session shows major dollars are still used to influence issues.

During the first two months of this year's session, a total of $4.2 million was spent lobbying. That's a 10 percent increase over the last 30-day session in 2011, according to Legislative Ethics Commission.

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3:19 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Legislative Ethics Commission's Wilhoit Honored for 15 Years of Work

Anthony Wilhoit
Credit klec.ky.gov

The Executive Director of the state’s Legislative Ethics Commission has been honored for his 15 years of work on the commission.

Judge Anthony Wilhoit has received the COGEL award, given by the Council of Government Ethics Laws. It's the highest international award in the field of governmental ethics.

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