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Nevada State Capitol Octagonal Annex

Commissioners appointed Fabian Donate and Tracy Brown-May to seats in the Nevada Legislature, filling two vacant seats the day after the 2021 Legislature convened in Carson City. Donate will represent Senate District 10, a seat vacated when Yvanna Cancela resigned […]

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Governor Mike Dunleavy - by The Alaska Landmine

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Capitol is closed to the public. Members of the Senate can be contacted at http://w3.akleg.gov/senate.php. Members of the House can be contacted at http://w3.akleg.gov/house.php.

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San Diego City and Administration Building - by Business Navigatoren (Diskussion), via Wikimedia Commons

The San Diego Ethics Commission has announced an increase to the limits on contributions made to local candidates. The increase from $600 to $650 comes due to an increase in the consumer price index. This increase is effective from January […]

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Downtown San Diego, California

The Registrar of Voters has announced an increase to the limits on contributions made to local candidates. The increase from $850 to $900 comes due to an increase in the consumer price index. This increase is effective from January 1, […]

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Irvine City Hall - by Azusa Tarn, via Wikimedia Commons

The Office of the City Clerk of Irvine has announced an increase to the limits on contributions made to local candidates. The raise from $530 to $550 comes due to an increase in the consumer price index. This increase is […]

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Idaho Capitol Building - JSquish

The Idaho House passed a constitutional amendment allowing the Legislature to call itself into a special session. The legislation stems from lawmaker dissatisfaction with restrictions Gov. Brad Little put in place last March. Specifically, those to reduce coronavirus infections and […]

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Nevada State Capitol Octagonal Annex

The 2021 legislative session will start off closed to all but lawmakers, essential staff, and some members of the media. All others will participate virtually, according to a logistics plan issued by the Legislative Counsel Bureau. The plan released on […]

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Alex Padilla - Gage Skidmore

Alex Padilla, the son of Mexican immigrants who rose over two decades in politics to become California Secretary of State, will be the first Latino to represent the state in the U.S. Senate. Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed Padilla, a Democrat […]

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Oregon State Capitol Building

The Oregon Legislature gathered in person for a one day special session on Monday. During the session, lawmakers passed four bills including $800 million in relief for those struggling due to the pandemic and the aftermath of the historic summer […]

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California State Capitol Building - Jeff Turner

The Legislature pushed its return date to Sacramento for the start of the 2021 legislative session back by a week to January 11 due to staggering COVID-19 numbers. Both houses have instituted pandemic protocols ranging from temperature checks, mandatory masking […]

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California State Capitol Building - Jeff Turner

Gov. Gavin Newsom set a special election in Los Angeles County to replace state Sen. Holly Mitchell, who left in mid-term for the county board of supervisors. The special primary election will be held on March 2. If no candidate […]

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Sacramento, CA Skyline - Basil D Soufi

In a recent case, a Superior Court Judge ruled in favor of the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC). The judge upheld its authority to require disclosure of public money by public entities during an election campaign. The FPPC faced a […]

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Oregon Senate Chamber - photo by Cacophony

Gov. Kate Brown will call lawmakers into a one-day special session on December 21. The legislature will consider $800 million in relief for Oregonians suffering financially from the COVID-19 pandemic and the state’s wildfires. The funding will go towards helping […]

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Seattle City Hall - Rootology

City Council approved an ordinance requiring additional transparency and disclosures by paid lobbyists and indirect lobbying campaigns. The vote was 8-1. This new legislation adds the concept of indirect lobbying to the city’s lobbying regulations, which has been part of […]

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