The Public Disclosure Commission is updating its public agency lobbying reporting to use the Secure Access Washington (SAW) single sign-on system.  

Starting today, all public agency lobbyist filers can begin to link their SAW account to the PDC’s L-5 reporting system. Users are strongly… read more

Commission Chair Nancy Isserlis opened the Aug. 24 regular meeting of the Public Disclosure Commission with an acknowledgment of deadly wildfires during the past month in Washington and Hawaii, as well as a loss closer to home for the Commission and staff – the recent passing of PDC compliance… read more

Starting today, lobbyists and lobbyist employers will need to log in to file their reports using the Secure Access Washington (SAW) single sign-on system.

Single sign-on systems are more secure for users, and have become the standard for secure online logins. Many other state agencies… read more

The Public Disclosure Commission’s July 27, 2023, regular meeting included an update on lobbying disclosure rulemaking, an announcement of upcoming engagement sessions with the regulated community and others, and decisions on several enforcement matters.  

Perhaps the most anticipated of… read more

In a written order Thursday, July 27, the Public Disclosure Commission dismissed allegations that Spokane City Council member Zack Zappone had not properly reported the transfers of surplus contributions.

Read the order here.

Nancy Isserlis is the new chair of the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission.  

Isserlis, elected by her fellow commissioners at a meeting June 22 in Spokane, said she’s excited to take over as chair. She succeeds Fred Jarrett, who served as chair for two years. 

“The PDC… read more

The Public Disclosure Commission traveled to Spokane for its Thursday, June 22 regular meeting, as part of an ongoing effort to increase outreach to voters, candidates and the rest of the regulated community.  

“This is the first time the Commission has traveled in a very long time, if… read more

Commission to review updates and take comment on campaign finance and lobbying disclosure rules, discuss trends in how campaigns and local governments communicate with voters, and hear enforcement cases

June 14, 2023 

The Washington State Public Disclosure Commission is meeting in… read more

The Public Disclosure Commission is beginning the process of making inflationary adjustments to lobbying reporting requirements, similar to the recent move to adjust campaign finance limits and thresholds.  

At the Commission’s May 25 meeting, PDC Executive Director Peter Frey Lavallee… read more

Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed retired Snohomish County-based appeals court judge J. Robert Leach to serve on the Washington state Public Disclosure Commission.  

In 2008, Leach was appointed to the state Court of Appeals in Snohomish County by Governor Christine Gregoire, and served on… read more