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February 23, 2024  •  

Alabama Bill Would Amend Ethics Act

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A bill to be introduced by Representative Matt Simpson would transfer oversight of public officials from the Ethics Commission to district attorneys and the attorney general. The bill also allows for unlimited gifts from friends; allows officials to solicit gifts […]

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February 7, 2024  •  

Meet Our Expert – Jim Sedor

State and Federal Communications, Inc. is home to the one-and-only News You Can Use digest and its accompanying daily newsletter, LobbyComply News Roundup. For 23 years, Jim Sedor, Manager of News Services, has been providing this award-winning news service to […]

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Texas lobbying and campaign finance thresholds have increased to reflect changes in the consumer price index. The thresholds for lobbyist compensation and reimbursement increased from $1,760 to $1,870. Lobbyist expenditures increased from $810 to $820 per calendar quarter, not including […]

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January 9, 2024  •  

Meet Our Expert – Anastasia Drescher

In 2023, State and Federal Communications, Inc. was recognized as a Healthy Worksite by the Healthy Business Council of Ohio.  Our workplace’s commitment to employee wellness wouldn’t be possible without the hard work of our Human Resources department, including HR […]

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