Carlo Aguja, Author at State and Federal Communications

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The Concord City Clerk’s Office announced a special election for City Council Ward 4 to be held on Tuesday, July 13. The seat is vacant after former Councilor Meredith Hatfield resigned her position due to moving out of the city. […]

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The New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics appointed Sanford Berland as the new executive director. Berland previously served as state judge in both the Court of Claims and Supreme Court of New York. Before his appointment, the position had […]

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Rhode Island State House - by Farragutful

Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea announced a special election for Providence City Council Ward 15 on July 6. If required, a special primary election is scheduled for June 8. The city council seat is vacant after Sabina Matos […]

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On April 9, the Philadelphia Board of Ethics announced the 2021 lobbying training schedule. The virtual lobbyist training covers the basic requirements of the city’s lobbying law for lobbyists, lobbying firms, and principals. The training will also cover the process […]

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April 9, 2021  •  

Maine Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

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The Maine Legislature adjourned sine die Tuesday, March 30. During the session, the Ethics Commission proposed Legislative Document 670 to increase the annual registration fees for lobbyists from $200 to $250 and lobbyist associates from $100 to $125. The bill […]

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Boston Financial District - by Nelson48

On March 22, Kim Janey became the acting Mayor of Boston. Under the city charter, Janey who served as the City Council President, becomes the acting mayor when a vacancy occurs mid-term. The seat became vacant when Marty Walsh formally […]

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The Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives announced a special election for House District 60 will be held on May 18 during the upcoming primary election. The seat is vacant after Jeff Pyle announced his retirement due to health […]

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Gov. Ned Lamont scheduled a special election for Assembly District 145 on April 27. The seat became vacant after Patricia Miller was elected to the Connecticut State Senate on March 2. There are no primaries, and candidates will be nominated […]

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Pennsylvania election officials have scheduled a special election for Senate District 22 on May 18. The seat became vacant after John Blake resigned on March 8 to work for U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright. There are no primaries, and candidates will […]

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Boston Financial District - by Nelson48

The Boston Municipal Lobbying Compliance Commission recently adopted lobbying regulations to complement the city’s lobbyist registration and regulation ordinance. Effective immediately, clients or lobbying entities required to file reports must itemize all expenditures exceeding $35 on any day during a […]

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The Maine Legislative Council has scheduled the annual harassment prevention training for April 28 at 10 a.m. Pursuant to 3 M.R.S.A. §170-B, lobbyists must complete an in-person harassment prevention training under the oversight of the Legislative Council, including the topics […]

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March 9, 2021  •  

Rhode Island Governor Sworn In

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On March 7, an inauguration ceremony was held for Governor Daniel J. McKee. McKee was sworn in as Rhode Island’s 76th Governor after former Gov. Raimondo resigned to join President Biden’s administration as secretary of commerce. Due to the COVID-19 […]

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Governor Ned Lamont today announced a special election for Assembly District 112 on Tuesday, April 13. The district consists of the entirety of the Town of Monroe and portions of Newtown. The seat became vacant on February 17 following the […]

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Boston Financial District - by Nelson48

The search committee for the Office of Campaign and Political Finance has named William Campbell as the new director for the independent agency. The panel has been searching for a new director for the OCPF since Mike Sullivan retired in […]

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