View the latest COELIG Committee Meeting from March 14, 2023

Inaugural Committee Day

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Notice of Public Hearing
Pursuant to Executive Law Section 94(4)(i), the New York State Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (“COELIG” or “the Commission”) will be conducting a public hearing on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, beginning at 10 a.m., at New York Law School, 185 West Broadway, New York, New York 10013, to take testimony and receive comments. Detailed information on topics COELIG is requesting public comments and testimony for, are available by clicking the link below.

To ensure that all who wish to be heard in person can be accommodated, members of the public are encouraged to sign up in advance by sending an email to [email protected] Members of the public who wish to testify by remote video conference can send an email to the same address to reserve an approximate time and receive a Webex link to the hearing.

Commission Issued Resolutions

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February 28, 2023 Commission Meeting

Written Testimony of Executive Director Sanford N Berland
2023-2024 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing
COELIG Media Spotlight
Capitol Pressroom Interview
Dec. 30, 2022 – Sandy Berland, the former executive director of the state Joint Commission on Public Ethics, discusses his new role as top staffer at the Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government. He talks about his objectives, the structure of the new oversight entity and reflects on his time at JCOPE. Listen to the full interview below.
Commission Meetings
2023 COELIG Public Meeting Schedule
Meetings are on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m., unless otherwise noted

January 6, 2023 (Friday at noon)
January 31, 2023 
February 28, 2023 
March 24, 2023 (Friday)
April 25, 2023 
May 23, 2023
June 27, 2023 
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We are pleased to announce that the Commission has just posted to fill vacancies in over a dozen operational and management positions, another step in ensuring that the new Commission has the staffing and resources necessary to fulfilling its mission - to oversee, regulate and ensure compliance with New York State’s ethics and lobbying laws through education, training, guidance, disclosure and audits and, when necessary, through investigations and enforcement proceedings.

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