The Ohio Ethics Commission welcomes any questions from the public, including members of the press. We have compiled answers below to some of the most commonly asked questions from the media. If there are other questions we can answer, please feel free to contact our office at (614) 466 – 7090.

To receive the Ohio Ethics Commission’s news releases, email with "News Release" in the subject line.

Directions can be found here.

You can submit a request for a copy of a financial disclosure statement from the Commission in four ways:

  • Call the Commission at 614.466.7090 and ask for Eric Bruce.
  • Send an e-mail to
  • Visit the Commission’s Office in person
  • Mail your request to:

    Eric Bruce
    Ohio Ethics Commission
    30 West Spring Street, L-3
    Columbus, Ohio 43215

You are not required to identify yourself, but you will need to provide an address or e-mail address in order for the Commission to provide the copies to you.

For more information on submitting a public records request click here.

For a list of previously issued news releases, please click here.

Under state law, the Ohio Ethics Commission’s investigations are confidential. While the Commission may share information with other law enforcement authorities, Ohio Revised Code 102.07 deems any complaints, charges, or investigations handled by the Ohio Ethics Commission private and confidential. Therefore, the Ethics Commission cannot comment on allegations or ongoing investigations.