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Louisiana election officials have scheduled a special election November 13 for the District 102 seat in the Louisiana House of Representatives. The seat became vacant after former incumbent Gary Carter Jr. was elected to the state Senate on June 12. […]

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Hawaii Gov. David Ige

The special session of the Hawaii Legislature adjourned sine die July 8, spanning a brief two days. Lawmakers made several corrections to the state budget at the suggestion of Gov. David Ige and overrode six veto measures, including House Bill […]

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High-ranking government officials in Hawaii will soon be subject to revolving door provisions after the passage of an ethics bills establishing clearer boundaries between government and private-sector lobbyists. House Bill 0671 creates a 12-month cooling off period before government officials […]

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Arizona State Capitol - by Visitor7

The Arizona Legislature adjourned sine die on June 30, concluding a 171-day session that was among the longest in recent state history. Relating to campaign finance, Senate Bill 1714 passed. Effective September 28, the bill provides a person who makes an […]

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The cap for how much Louisiana’s lobbyists can spend to wine and dine public officials is edging higher July 1. With the start of the new state budget year, the limit lobbyists can spend on food and drink for state […]

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State of Hawaii

Lawmakers will return to the Hawaii State Capitol on Tuesday, July 6 to consider overriding Gov. David Ige’s vetoes of measures the Legislature approved this year, and to make some necessary fixes to bills that deal with state finances. Gov. Ige said […]

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Candidates for office in Louisiana will soon no longer be subject to aggregate contribution limits from political committees combined under a bill signed into law June 22 by Gov. John Bel Edwards. Effective August 1, the new law will remove […]

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Gov. Greg Abbott - by World Travel & Tourism Council

On June 22, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced he will convene a special session of the Legislature on July 8. Agenda items for the special session have not been released yet but will be available prior to its start. Among […]

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Nebraska Capitol Building

The 2021 session of the 107th Nebraska Legislature has adjourned sine die June 10. Gov. Pete Ricketts addressed lawmakers, who overrode three of his vetoes. Ricketts praised senators for approving nearly $1.7 billion in property tax relief over the next […]

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Louisiana State Capitol

The Louisiana Legislature will adjourn sine die no later than 6 p.m. June 10 in accordance with state law. Gov. John Bel Edwards will hold a media briefing about the 2021 legislative session 30 minutes after adjournment sine die. During […]

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Colorado Capitol Building

The Colorado General Assembly adjourned sine die for the 2021 session shortly before 8 p.m. on June 8 after debating a controversial climate bill on the House floor. During the session, a bill was passed relating to local government election […]

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Texas Capitol Building

The Texas Legislature adjourned sine die May 31 after 140 days in session. Talk of a special session and questions about how soon one may happen or what additional issues Gov. Greg Abbott could task legislators with has largely defined the last […]

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Nebraska Capitol Building

The 107th legislative session of the Nebraska Legislature adjourned sine die May 27, earlier than anticipated. During the session, lawmakers passed the state’s two-year budget and approved significant tax reform. The Legislature is scheduled to convene in early fall for […]

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Oklahoma Capitol Building

The Oklahoma Legislature adjourned its 2021 regular legislative session sine die on May 27, one day before a constitutionally mandated deadline. The House and Senate both adjourned before noon after each chamber passed a bill making some minor modifications to […]

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