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legislative issues

Campaign Finance Legislation Introduced in Oregon

South Carolina Special Legislative Session to Begin Today

Missouri General Assembly to Convene Special Legislative Session

Montana Governor Vetoes Campaign Finance Bill

Alabama Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

News You Can Use Digest – May 19, 2017

501(c)(4) Reform Act of 2017 Introduced in US House

Pennsylvania House Committee Approves Stiffer Penalties for Lobbying Violations

Thursday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

West Virginia Disclosure Laws Effective in July

US Spending Bill Has Campaign Finance Provisions

New Mexico Special Session on the Horizon

North Dakota Campaign Finance Law Signed into Law

Hawaii Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

News You Can Use Digest – May 5, 2017

Arkansas Special Session Adjourns Sine Die

Several Ethics Bills Introduced in Michigan

Vermont Moves a Step Closer to Creating a State Ethics Commission

Arkansas Legislature Adjourns Only to Call Special Session

Montana Legislature Adjourns

Tuesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

Thursday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

Wednesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

Maryland Ethics Bill Effective in October

Thursday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

Wednesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

California Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Move Up Presidential Primary

Tuesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

US House Bill Would Place Congressional Salaries in Escrow if No Budget Passed

Wednesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

News You Can Use Digest – April 7, 2017

Thursday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

North Carolina Lawmakers Make New Attempt at Combined Elections and Ethics Board

Kentucky Legislature Adjourns 2017 Regular Session

Georgia Legislature Adjourns 2017 Regular Session

Idaho Legislature Adjourns 2017 Session

West Virginia Campaign Finance Bill Passes Senate

Tuesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

New Mexico Governor Will Likely Call a Special Session

Wisconsin Legislators Consider Revolving Door Ban

US House Bill – No US Funds for Trump Hotel Stays

News You Can Use Digest – March 24, 2017

Drug Price Relief Act Expected to Appear on Ohio Ballot

New Mexico Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

North Carolina Merger of State Board of Elections and State Ethics Commission Ruled Unconstitutional

Monday’s Government Relations and Ethics News You Can Use

News You Can Use Digest – March 17, 2017

New Mexico Legislature Approves Independent Ethics Commission Bill

South Dakota Governor Signs Campaign Finance Bill

Tuesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

Florida House Passes Bill to Slow Revolving Door

News You Can Use Digest – March 10, 2017

Thursday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

Amended South Dakota Campaign Finance Bill Reverts to Pre-IM 22 Limits

Legal Challenges Create Confusion for NC Ethics Commission and Elections Board

News You Can Use Digest – March 3, 2017

South Dakota House Passes Revolving Door Restriction Bill

Wednesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

West Virginia House Passes Ethics Bill

Independent Ethics Commission Bill A Possibility in New Mexico

Thursday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

South Dakota Lawmakers to Consider Ethics Bills Ahead of Crossover Deadline

Kentucky Senate Passes Bill to Double Contribution Limits

Missouri Lawmakers Want Future Governors to Disclose Details of Inaugural Contributions

Vancouver, British Columbia Councilmember to Request Lobbyist Registry

New Brunswick Assembly Adjourns Until March 14

Hawaii Lawmakers Considering New Lobbyist Registration Threshold

Several Campaign Finance Bills Introduced in Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

Thursday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

Bill to Dismantle Montana Office of Political Practices Advances

South Dakota House Passes Gift Restriction Bill

Oregon Lawmakers to Consider Pay-to-Play Bills

NC Supreme Court Reinstates Block on Elections Board Merger

Texas Ethics Reform Passes in Senate

News You Can Use Digest – February 10, 2017

Mississippi Senate Passes Bill Prohibiting Personal Use of Campaign Funds

Thursday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

Wyoming Legislative Session Reaches Bill Crossover Deadline

Vermont Legislation Looks to Strengthen State Ethics Laws

Monday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

South Dakota Senate Sends Ethics Repeal Bill to Governor

Alaska Lawmakers to Consider Additional Income Tax on Lobbyists

Wednesday Government Relations News Roundup

Louisiana Gov. to Call February Special Session

Monday Government Relations and Ethics News

News You Can Use Digest – January 27, 2017

Thursday Government Relations and Ethics News Roundup

Nebraska Senator, Facing Expulsion, Resigns from Legislature

Cuomo Delivers State of New York Address

Federal Bill Introduced Tying Ethics to State Administration of Federal Block Grant Programs

Monday Government Relations and Ethics News

Thursday Government Relations News Roundup

Maryland Delegates Back Campaign Funding Bills

Corpus Christi Considering New Ethics Code Recommendations

Texas Legislators Push for Ethics Reform

Several Ethics Bills Introduced in New Mexico

Washington State Lawmakers Introduce Ethics Bills

South Dakota Senators to Consider Measure to Restrict Lobbyists

Louisiana Special Session Likely

Bills Aim to Reduce Pay-To-Play Politics in D.C.