Matthew Kraig, Author at State and Federal Communications

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The Vermont General Assembly adjourned sine die on Saturday, May 10. During the session, lawmakers passed House Bill 875, which overhauls the Vermont ethics laws. The bill grants the Ethics Commission the power to perform investigations and hearings. Additionally, the […]

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On May 9, a New York appellate court unanimously upheld a lower court decision finding the Commission on Ethics and Lobbying in Government (COELIG) unconstitutional. The court found COELIG violates the governor’s ability to enforce ethics laws as many members […]

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The Connecticut General Assembly adjourned sine die on May 8. During the session, lawmakers passed Senate Bill 253 concerning foreign political spending. The bill prohibits foreign nationals from making contributions or expenditures and individuals from receiving contributions from foreign nationals. […]

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April 22, 2024  •  

Maine Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

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The second regular session of the 131st Legislature adjourned sine die on April 17. Lawmakers passed Legislative Document 833, effective July 16, to prohibit individuals who contribute to a governor’s inaugural or transitional committee from registering as lobbyists for the […]

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