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.


Statements of Financial Interests (SFI) are being accepted for Calendar Year 2020 SFI filing season

The Statement of Financial Interests (SFI) electronic filing system is now open for filing of SFIs for Calendar Year 2020. All Filers are strongly encouraged to file electronically using the SFI system.
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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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State Ethics Commission warns public employees not to use their official positions to improperly obtain COVID-19 vaccinations

The Commission reminds all state, county, and municipal employees that using their official positions to gain unwarranted early access to COVID-19 vaccinations for themselves or others may violate the conflict of interest law.
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Registrations are being accepted for the June 3rd and July 22nd 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.
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Register for the July 22nd seminar

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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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