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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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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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Emilia Sykes, Minority Leader in the Ohio House, announced she will resign her leadership position at the end of December. Sykes stated she is considering any and all options to continue to serve her community and will announce a decision […]

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Indiana State Capitol - By Daniel Schwen / CC BY-SA

Indiana lawmakers canceled the one-day special session scheduled for November 29, and Gov. Eric Holcomb has extended the COVID-19 emergency. The session’s agenda, ending the public health emergency, has been delayed to the January legislative session. The Indiana Supreme Court […]

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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation prohibiting dark money contributions to judicial candidates. Effective immediately, Senate Bill 536 prohibits a political committee established to support a state judicial candidate from accepting contributions from any out-of-state person and from any entity […]

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November 15, 2021  •  

North Dakota Special Session Adjourns

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The North Dakota Legislature adjourned the special session on November 12 after approving the redistricting maps and passing several other bills including bills banning critical race theory in schools and vaccinee mandates. This does not affect lobbyist reporting. 

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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds called a special election on December 14 to fill the Senate District 1 vacancy caused by the resignation of Sen. Zach Whiting. Whiting resigned effective October 30 to take a job with the conservative think tank, […]

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South Dakota Capitol Building

Three days after it convened on November 8, the first special session of the South Dakota Legislature adjourned sine die on November 10 when lawmakers reached a compromise on the decennial redistricting map. A concurrent second special session began on […]

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The Kentucky State Capitol building

Kentucky Republicans are projected to sweep the three legislative special elections and retain their supermajority. Michael ‘Sarge’ Pollock is projected to defeat Democrat Eddie Rogers to win House District 51, filling the vacancy created by the death of Rep. John […]

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Mike Carey is projected to succeed former Rep. Steve Stivers and fill the vacant seat in U.S. House District 15. Carey, a coal lobbyist backed by former President Donald Trump, is projected to defeat Democrat Allison Russo by 16 percentage […]

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Shontel Brown - By: hm sheehan

Cuyahoga County, Ohio Council Rep. Shontel Brown will succeed former Rep. Marcia Fudge and fill the vacant seat in U.S. House District 11. Brown, a Democrat, soundly defeated Republican Laverne Gore by over 57 percentage points.

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