Frequently Asked Questions
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with "News Release" in the subject line.
Information on submitting a public records request can be found in Financial Disclosure.
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 email@example.com
- Visit the Commission’s Office in person
- Mail your request to:
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.
More information on submitting a public records request can be found in Financial Disclosure.
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.