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Lawmakers convened the special session called by Gov. Tony Evers on June 22 and immediately adjourned without considering Wisconsin’s criminal abortion ban. Evers called the special session for lawmakers to consider legislation to repeal the abortion ban enacted in 1849. The […]

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National/Federal 2022 Primary Results: Alabama Senate runoff, D.C. and Virginia primaries CBS News – Fin Gómez and Aaron Navarro | Published: 6/21/2022 Virginia and the District of Columbia held primaries on June 21 and Georgia also held runoff elections, but perhaps […]

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June 23, 2022  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Liberal Groups Devote Millions to Blocking GOP Election Deniers” by Michael Scherer (Washington Post) for MSN California: “Anaheim City Council Deadlocks on Campaign Finance Reform Following FBI Corruption Probe” by Spencer Custodio for Voice of OC Florida: […]

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June 22, 2022  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Montana: “Convention of States Group Violated Campaign Law” by Alex Sakariassen for Montana Free Press Elections National: “Trump’s Pressure Drew Violence, Threats to Local Officials, Committee Shows” by Rosalind Helderman and Jacqueline Alemany (Washington Post) for Anchorage Daily […]

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A bipartisan bill aimed at fighting the influence of foreign actors was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives. House Bill 8106, the Fighting Foreign Influence Act, was introduced by Democratic U.S. Representatives Jared Golden and Katie Porter together with […]

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Quebec National Assembly - dszpiro on Flickr, CC BY 2.0

On June 21, Jean-François Routhier, the Commissioner of Lobbying with Lobbyisme Québec, officially deployed the first phase of Carrefour Lobby Quebec, the new online disclosure regime of lobbying activities for the province. The current registry of lobbyists will be replaced […]

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June 21, 2022  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Alaska: “Campaign Finance Regulators Withdraw $56,600 Fine Levied Against Anchorage Rep. Tuck” by Nathaniel Herz (Anchorage Daily News) for Yahoo News Connecticut: “It’s Official: CT candidates can start spending campaign money on child care” by Julia Bergman for […]

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City Hall in Portland, ME - by: Billy Hathorn

A commission created to review the current government structure in Portland, Oregon has voted to put a comprehensive governmental restructuring proposition on the ballot this November. Voters will get to decide on expanding the number of City Council members to […]

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Florida State Flag

A federal judge rejected a Florida law limiting contributions to political committees that support ballot initiatives. U.S. District Judge Winsor has issued a permanent injunction against Senate Bill 1890 and House Bill 921. These bills placed a $3,000 contribution limit […]

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June 20, 2022  •  

Honoring Juneteenth

On January 1, 1863, slavery was legally ended in the rebelling states following the Emancipation Proclamation, which was issued by President Abraham Lincoln.  In practice, however, due to the technology at the time, as well as the ongoing Civil War, […]

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June 20, 2022  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Florida: “Federal Judge Blows Up Florida’s Law Limiting Contributions for Ballot Initiatives” by Jim Saunders (News Service of Florida) for MSN Maryland: “Judge’s Donation to Baltimore State’s Attorney Candidate Thiru Vignarajah Raises Ethical Questions” by Lee Sanderlin (Baltimore […]

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National/Federal Bipartisan Bill Aims to Curb Foreign Influence in U.S. Democracy MSN – Isaac Stanley-Becker (Washington Post) | Published: 6/16/2022 A House bill seeks to curb foreign influence in the U.S. by imposing a lifetime ban on members of Congress, senior […]

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Emone Smith & Parents

On June 14, I had the privilege of joining Finance Administrative Assistant Emone Smith and her parents, Stewart and Ethel Satterwhite at a meeting with the Summit Metro Parks at the Himelright Lodge on Cuyahoga Street in Akron. This was […]

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June 16, 2022  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Donald Trump Is Unlikely to Get Nailed with Fraud Charges Over His Campaign Soliciting Donations for a Non-Existent ‘Official Election Defense Fund,’ Experts Say” by Brent Griffiths and Dave Levinthal (Business Insider) for Yahoo News Ohio: “Campaign […]

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