Thursday's LobbyComply News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

August 26, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance

Illinois: “Cryptocurrency Expands into Illinois Politics as Candidate Accepts Bitcoin Donations” by John Kielman (Chicago Tribune) for Bloomington Pantagraph

Virginia: “Virginia, an ‘Outlier’ on Campaign Finance Reform, Considers New Restrictions” by Andrew Cain (Richmond Times-Dispatch) for St. Louis Post-Dispatch


National: “House Passes Bill to Strengthen Voting Rights Act in Face of New Restrictions in GOP-Led States” by Eugene Scott (Washington Post) for MSN

National: “FCC Proposes Record $5 Million Fine Against Jacob Wohl, Jack Burkman for Election Robocalls” by Rachel Lerman (Washington Post) for MSN

Michigan: “Judge Orders Sanctions Against Pro-Trump Lawyers Over Election Lawsuit” by Alan Feuer for New York Times

Pennsylvania: “In Latest Bow to Trump, GOP Lawmakers in Pennsylvania Plan to Launch Hearings on 2020 Vote” by Elise Viebeck (Washington Post) for MSN


National: “Jan. 6 Select Committee Probe Expands to Trump and Top Officials in a Wave of Demands” by Claudia Grisales for National Public Radio

Michigan: “FBI Raids Homes of Detroit Councilmembers Janee Ayers, Scott Benson, Benson Chief of Staff” by Joe Guillen, Dana Afana, and Frank Witsil (Detroit Free Press) for MSN

New York: “JCOPE’s Opaque New Transparency Policy” by Chris Bragg for Albany Times Union


New York: “Gov. Kathy Hochul’s Daughter-in-Law Is Top Lobbyist at Pharma Firm That Has Sought to Influence NY Lawmakers” by Brian Schwartz for CNBC

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