In its 2021 Annual Report, the Ohio Ethics Commission provides statistics and lists on several of the Commission’s activities for the year including a breakdown of the top five categories for investigations last year.
The top five investigation categories are:
- Outside business / employment violations
- Hiring or supervising family members
- Securing things of value
- Giving or receiving gifts / prizes / donations
- Land use / property
Make sure to review your internal policies and procedures to make sure you’re handling these common situations appropriately.