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February 17, 2022  •  

Wisconsin Governor Calls Special Session

Gov. Tony Evers - by: Campaign of Tony Evers for governor

Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order 156 calling for a special session of the Wisconsin Legislature to begin Tuesday, March 8. Evers wants lawmakers to consider his plan to use a portion of the state’s $3.8 billion projected surplus to […]

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Louisville City Hall

A new city ordinance proposed by Louisville Councilmember Bill Hollander would create registration and disclosure requirements for lobbying. The measure defines a lobbyist as any person engaged to influence executive agency decisions or to promote, advocate, or oppose the passage, […]

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The DuPage County Board passed an ordinance to repeal the county’s lobbying ordinance. Ordinance FI-O-0014-22 repeals Chapter 2, Article IX, Section 2-600 of the DuPage County Code in recognition of Illinois Public Act 102-0664. The act requires state registration under […]

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Ohio Statehouse

In a 4-3 decision issued on January 12, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled the state House and Senate district maps drawn by Ohio Redistricting Commission are unconstitutional gerrymandering, giving Republicans a 62-37 advantage in the House and 23-10 advantage in […]

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The Kentucky State Capitol building

Kentucky State Sen. Stephen Meredith introduced a bill that would prohibit awarding, extending, or renewing state contracts with a bidder or contractor if the company had used a lobbyist to win an earlier version of the contract and the lobbyist […]

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Missouri Capitol Building

Despite a request from Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, Gov. Mike Parson did not file writs of election to fill the six vacancies in the Missouri House. Ashcroft expressed disappointment after the Monday deadline to place special elections on the […]

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Michigan State Capitol - By Brian Charles Watson

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced a special election to fill a vacancy in the House of Representatives following the election of District 15 Rep. Abdullah Hammoud as mayor of Dearborn. The special primary election will be held on March 1 […]

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The Michigan Bureau of Elections posted the Lobby Registration Act 2022 Reporting Thresholds, which change every year in January to reflect the change in the consumer price index for Detroit. The thresholds for individual lobbyist compensation and for employer expenditures […]

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Illinois State Capitol Building

The Illinois Legislature canceled two of the three days scheduled this week and may cancel the session for next week due to a spike in daily average of COVID-19 cases. House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch announced the House and Senate […]

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The Judiciary and Governmental Operations Committee Chair, Rep. Celina Babauta introduced articles of impeachment against Northern Mariana Islands Gov. Ralph Torres on December 20, with 13 lawmakers sponsoring the resolution. House Resolution 22-14 outlines six articles of impeachment, including two […]

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The Kentucky State Capitol building

Gov. Andy Beshear announced a special election on February 22, 2022, to fill the vacancy in Kentucky House District 42 created by the resignation of Rep. Reginald Meeks. Under state law, when a legislator vacancy occurs while lawmakers are not […]

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The Cook County, Illinois Board of Commissioners passed a substitute ordinance amending the County Ethics Ordinance on December 16. The substitute ordinance updates many sections of the ethics code and includes provisions acknowledging registration for lobbying in Cook County will […]

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Missouri Capitol Building

Former Rep. Rocky Miller, who represented House District 124 from 2013 to 2021, has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri seeking compensatory damages and an injunction to prohibit the Missouri Ethics Commission from […]

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Michigan State Capitol - By Brian Charles Watson

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced special elections to fill three vacancies in the Michigan House of Representatives following the election of District 36 Rep. Douglas Wozniak and District 74 Rep. Mark Huizenga to the Michigan State Senate, and the passing of […]

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