State Ethics Commission

The State Ethics Commission is an independent state agency that administers and enforces the provisions of the conflict of interest law and financial disclosure law.


State Ethics Commission issues notice for candidates in the 19th Suffolk Representative District special state election

A CY 2020 Statement of Financial Interest (SFI) form is now available only for candidates in the special state election for the 19th Suffolk Representative District.
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Applications are being accepted for an Assistant Agency Counsel position

The Commission seeks candidates for the full-time position of Assistant Agency Counsel to respond to requests for advice, assist in drafting regulation and advisories, and conduct investigations into alleged violations.
Apply for the position

Registrations are being accepted for the January 26, 2021 and March 25, 2021 in-house seminars

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commission's office is closed to the public, and educational seminars are being offered via Zoom. Please contact David Giannotti at to schedule a seminar for your agency or municipality or to inquire about the seminars.
Register for the January 26, 2021 seminar
Register for the March 25, 2021 seminar

State Ethics Commission issues reminder on use of public resources for political purposes

The Commission reminds state, county, and municipal employees that the conflict of interest law generally prohibits the use of public resources in connection with political campaigns or other private political activity.
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Contact Us

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1 Ashburton Place, 6th floor, Room 619, Boston, MA 02108


Open M-F 9am-5pm


Legal Division (617) 723-5851
Enforcement Division (617) 723-4086

Who we serve

The State Ethics Commission serves the public by fostering integrity in government. The independent agency provides free advice to all public employees on the conflict of interest law, and civilly enforces this law. You can contact the Commission to obtain legal advice, file a complaint, obtain a statement of financial interest or conflict of interest law disclosure form, or complete statutory conflict of interest law requirements.

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