Anthony Jenkins, Author at State and Federal Communications

Nebraska Capitol Building

On August 27, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts called for a special session to begin September 13 for the purposes of redistricting. New boundaries are expected for state legislative, judicial, and congressional districts. The does affect lobbyist reporting. A special lobbying […]

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August 24, 2021  •  

Texas House in Quorum

Texas Capitol Building

On August 19, the Texas House of Representatives once again held quorum for the first time in over a month. With the House in quorum, lawmakers can take up several bills including House Bill 77 and 87. House Bill 77 […]

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New Orleans Skyline - by thepipe26

On August 16, the Ethics Review Board of New Orleans voted unanimously to recommend the city’s Code of Ethics be revised to bar City Council members and candidates from accepting political contributions from utility firms regulated by the city. These […]

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On August 15, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for an early election to be held on September 20. The election is being called in the hopes voters will approve of his government’s post-pandemic recovery plan. Previously, the next state fixed-date […]

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Gov. Greg Abbott - by World Travel & Tourism Council

Texas Gov. Abbott announced a special election on November 2 for eight proposed constitutional amendments approved by the Texas Legislature during the 87th session. The amendments include a prohibition on state or local restrictions on religious services and a provision […]

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Gov. Greg Abbott - by World Travel & Tourism Council

On August 6, Gov. Greg Abbott announced a special election for State House District 10 is to be held on August 31 to fill the vacancy caused by the election of Representative Jake Ellzey to the 6th Congressional District on […]

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August 12, 2021  •  

Arizona State Senator Resigns

Arizona State Flag

State Senator Otoniel “Tony” Navarrete of Arizona resigned on August 10, following his arrest on felony charges involving sexual abuse of two minors. The resignation was immediately effective. The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will choose a replacement from a […]

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British Columbia Legislature

The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia adjourned for the summer on June 17th. The 2021 spring legislative session saw the Assembly primarily tackling issues relating to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. This includes measures that would keep people safe and enable […]

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Minnesota Capitol Building

On June 14, the Minnesota Legislature returned to the capitol for a special session. In this session, lawmakers will be finalizing a two-year, $52 billion budget before the start of the next fiscal period July 1. If the legislature fails […]

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