Mariah Dick, Author at State and Federal Communications

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The Pennsylvania Speaker of the House announced a special election for House District 164 on November 2, the same day as the general election. The district seat became vacant when Rep. Margo Davidson resigned after being charged with theft and […]

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Pennsylvania State Rep. Margo Davidson resigned from her seat in House District 164 on July 22. This comes after she was charged with theft, solicitation to hinder apprehension, and election code violations related to her improper use of state funds […]

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The Maine State Legislature adjourned sine die July 19 after passing a bill to approve spending federal COVID-19 relief funds. Legislation passed during the special session, including measures related to lobbyist registration fees; changes in the use of PAC funds; […]

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July 19, 2021  •  

New Hampshire Legislature Adjourns

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The New Hampshire General Court stands adjourned until the next call of the chair. Before adjourning, lawmakers passed House Bill 263, which would repeal voluntary expenditure limits, increase the expenditure and contribution reporting threshold for all political entities, and increase […]

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July 19, 2021  •  

Rhode Island Legislature Adjourned

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Both chambers of the Rhode Island General Assembly recessed after passing the budget for the fiscal year 2022. The Legislature is expected to reconvene in the fall in order to address some outstanding issues. This includes a voting package that […]

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Connecticut state contractors must now include certain representations in their contracts and bids. House Bill 6444, a modernization of state services and technology bill, requires ethics compliance, nondiscrimination, and consulting agreement representations to be included in the contract itself, instead […]

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The Connecticut General Assembly convened a one-day special session on July 14 to authorize an extension of Gov. Lamont’s emergency powers. Both the Senate and House adjourned sine die that afternoon.

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