Office of State Ethics
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   Our Mission

The Connecticut Office of State Ethics practices and promotes the highest ethical standards and accountability in state government by providing education and legal advice, ensuring disclosure, and impartially enforcing the Codes of Ethics.         

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Citizen's Ethics Advisory Board
Regular Monthly Board Meeting
Thursday, April 16, 2015
18-20 Trinity Street 5th Floor - 1:00 p.m.
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   A Message from Carol Carson, Executive Director, Office of State Ethics

Knowing the Limits


The Code of Ethics tells public officials and state employees what they should do in challenging situations.  Just because we learned right from wrong as children, that does not mean that as adults we automatically know the speed limit everywhere we drive.  Remember that the Office of State Ethics wants to help you understand and get it right! 


Any person, may, at any time request informal advice, either verbal or in writing, regarding the Code of Ethics for Public Officials or the Code of Ethics for Lobbyists. 


Our staff attorneys are available to provide you with free legal advice. 


Contact us:


     Telephone:                860-263-2400


     Business Hours:        8:00 am to 5:00 pm


Specific E-mail Contacts: 


For the timeliest responses, please be sure to direct your questions to the appropriate

e-mail address.  


Legal Advice Regarding Code of Ethics

Lobbyist Filing/Reporting Questions    

Public Official Filing/Reporting Questions

Enforcement / Filing a Complaint     

All Other Inquires                         


Carol Carson, Executive Director