A resource for engaged citizens, good government groups, and interested parties who would like to learn more about those who are attempting to influence State government. View the lobbyists statements of registrations, client information and reportable compensation and expenses that are all publicly available.
The Commission provides public access to the financial disclosure statements which include information about the private interests and activities of public officers and employees. The Financial Disclosure Statements of the four statewide elected officials and legislative members can be viewed on the website. The Financial Disclosure Statements of other public officers and employees are available on request through the Commission's Records Access Officer.
While the Commission’s investigative proceedings are confidential by law, if the Commission finds a substantial basis to conclude that an individual or entity under the Commission’s jurisdiction violated the law or approves a settlement agreement to resolve an investigation, the Commission’s actions are public. Substantial Basis Investigation Reports, and related materials, as well as settlement agreements can be viewed in the enforcement action table on the website.
The Commission recently made more than 158.9 million lobbying records more accessible through the Open NY data platform. Now, anyone can use built-in tools to analyze, filter, and sort this data, and then create custom charts and graphs.
Six datasets available:
Lobbyist Statements of Registration
Public Corporation Statements of Registration
Lobbyist Bi-Monthly Reports
Public Corporation Bi-Monthly Reports
Client Semi-Annual Reports
Disbursement of Public Monies Bi-Monthly Reports
Providing access to this meaningful information is an important step for achieving open government and regaining public trust. --Chair Frederick A. Davie
Help to Navigate Millions of Data Points
You will find plain language data dictionaries with meaningful descriptions of the files in each data set. The content, format, and structure of each data set are spelled out so users can decide which datasets to explore. This makes it possible to find the most effective way of using the data the way you want to, when you want to.