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Pennsylvania lobbyists and lobbying firms are required to complete an annual equity disclosure report by October 7. This year’s report covers the period of July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021. Subsequent annual reports will be due July 30 of […]

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September 1, 2021  •  

New York Governor Calls Special Session

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New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has called the state Legislature to reconvene today, September 1. The session’s primary order of business will be to extend the state’s eviction moratorium, but the meeting is also expected to address the open meetings […]

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Massachusetts state officials scheduled a special election on November 30 for the state House seat in the 4th Essex District. The seat became vacant when Rep. Brad Mill resigned to accept an appointment to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. A primary […]

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August 23, 2021  •  

Massachusetts Legislator Resigns

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Massachusetts State Rep. Brad Hill resigned to accept an appointment to the state’s Gaming Commission. His current term is set to expire on January 3, 2023. Gov. Baker is expected to call for a special election to fill the vacant […]

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Rhode Island State House - by Farragutful

Rhode Island State officials scheduled a special election on November 2 for the state Senate seat in Providence District 3. The seat became vacant when Sen. Gayle Goldin resigned to accept a position as a senior adviser in the U.S. […]

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August 10, 2021  •  

New York Governor Cuomo Resigns

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation one week after the state Office of Attorney General released a report concluding he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women. The resignation will take effect in 14 days on August 24. Lt. Gov. Kathy […]

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Effective September 28, New Hampshire House Bill 263 increases contribution limits and reporting, registration, and itemization threshold amounts for political committees. The bill limits contributions to PACs to $10,000 and raises the registration and reporting threshold for those committees to […]

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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

Rhode Island State House - by Farragutful

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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