September 5, 2011 •
August 23, 2011 •
August 1, 2011 •
Schedules Special Session in September
The North Carolina General Assembly adjourned the special session concerning redistricting on Thursday, July 28, 2011.
During the session, the redistricting process for the state was completed.
Further, five of Governor Beverly Perdue’s vetoes were overridden.
The Legislature is expected to convene another special session on Monday, September 12, 2011.
Photo of the North Carolina State Legislative Building by Jayron32 on Wikipedia.
July 21, 2011 •
Amendment Resolution Passed
The special session of the Utah Legislature adjourned after one day, as expected.
Several items were passed including a resolution calling for a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Photo of the Utah State Capitol by BigBen212 on Wikipedia.
July 1, 2011 •
June 13, 2011 •
Bill Sent to Governor
The Alabama Legislature adjourned on June 9, 2011.
Before adjourning, the legislature passed House Bill 0058 which requires public officials, spouses of public officials, candidates for public office, and spouses of candidates for public office to disclose employment or contracts with the state and federal government.
The bill has been sent to the governor for signature.
Photo of the Alabama State Capitol by Jim Bowen on Wikipedia.
June 8, 2011 •
The 76th session of the Nevada Legislature ended its scheduled 120 day assembly on June 6.
Upon receiving any remaining bills which have passed, Governor Brian Sandoval has 10 days to veto or sign the legislation.
Closeup photo of the Nevada State Capitol is from a photo by Dave Parker on Wikipedia.
May 24, 2011 •
A special session will be necessary.
The regular session of the Minnesota Legislature adjourned the evening of May 23, 2011.
A special session will be necessary to avoid a state government shutdown at the end of June, as no budget compromise was reached during the regular session.
The Governor has until June 6, 2011 to act on bills passed by the Legislature.
Photo of the Minnesota State Capitol dome by Mulad on Wikipedia.
May 16, 2011 •
Will reconvene for a technical session.
The first regular session of Missouri’s 96th General Assembly adjourned the evening of May 13, 2011.
The General Assembly will reconvene for a technical session at 8:00 a.m., May 26, 2011 to last until May 30, 2011 in accordance with the constitution.
Governor Jay Nixon may sign or veto bills until July 14, 2011, and the veto session of the General Assembly is scheduled to convene on September 14, 2011.
Photo of the Missouri Capitol Building by RebelAt on Wikipedia.
December 30, 2010 •
Greetings from State and Federal Communications.
As everyone prepares to celebrate the New Year, I want to take this opportunity to offer a note of thanks.
We are thankful for the year that is done, and we look forward to a bright 2011.
We wish you a beautiful New Year.
President and CEO of State and Federal Communications, Inc.
December 23, 2010 •
Our warmest wishes to all of you
Here at State and Federal Communications, we have many things for which we are thankful. As we begin to wrap up the day and go home, we would like to thank you for following Lobby Comply. We have had a great year and look forward to giving our very best service in 2011.
Health and happiness to you and your families in 2011.
From all of us at State and Federal Communications, we wish you Happy Holidays!
Photo of the wreath by Kevin Kahle on Wikipedia.
December 17, 2010 •
Kondo to Become Executive Director of Hawaii State Ethics Commission in 2011
The Hawaii State Ethics Commission has selected Mr. Leslie H. Kondo to serve as the new Executive Director, effective January 11, 2011.
Kondo has served as a member of the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission since 2007, and has previously served as the director of the State Office of Information Practices. Mr. Kondo holds a law degree from the University of Hawaii.
December 16, 2010 •
Weatherhead 100 recognizes our company for achievement in 2010!
State and Federal Communications, Inc. was recently honored as one of Northeast Ohio’s fastest growing companies! Weatherhead 100, the organization offering the award, has a mission to be “a venue for encouraging the truest spirit of entrepreneurialism and rewarding those companies that serve as a beacon to all businesses in Northeast Ohio.” At a time of economic difficulties, we are thrilled to be one of the companies receiving this award.
On Tuesday, December 7, Weatherhead 100 held a black-tie gala event to honor the companies for their achievement. State and Federal Communications President and CEO Elizabeth Bartz was in attendance.
We would like to express our deep thanks to Elizabeth Bartz for her skilled leadership. We also thank all of our staff for their commitment, talent, and hard work in offering the highest quality of service to our clients. We believe these things are the keys to our growth and success.
September 2, 2010 •
Plan to say hello at future events where State and Federal Communications will be attending and/or speaking regarding compliance issues.
We have an exciting calendar this fall. Maybe we will see you there?
- September 27-29, 2010 PAC State and Local Government Relations Seminar, Alexandria, Virginia
- October 5-6, 2010 Practising Law Institute Corporate Political Affairs Seminar, Washington, D.C.
- November 11-14, 2010 Capitolbeat Conference, Phoenix, Arizona
- November 20-23, 2010 SGAC Leaders’ Policy Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona
- December 5-8, 2010 2010 COGEL Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
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