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January 26, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “‘Dark Money’ Helped Pave Joe Biden’s Path to the White House” by Bill Allison (Bloomberg) for MSN New Jersey: “Hoboken City Council Tightens Pay-to-Play Laws Before Mayoral Election” by Marilyn Bear for Hudson Reporter Ethics National: “Supreme […]

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January 25, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Shell Companies and ‘Dark Money’ May Hide Details of Trump Ties to DC Protests” by Anna Massoglia for Center for Resposive Politics Mississippi: “Gov. Reeves’ Inaugural Nonprofit Raised $1.6M from Unknown Donors, Paid Family Member’s Company” by […]

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January 22, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – January 22, 2021

National/Federal As Trump’s Presidency Recedes into History, Scholars Seek to Understand His Reign – and What It Says About American Democracy MSN – David Nakamura (Washington Post) | Published: 1/18/2021 President Trump’s four years in office ended after a reign defined […]

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January 20, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Ohio: “FBI Investigation Revealed Vast FirstEnergy-Backed Political Network Hidden Through Lax State Disclosure Rules” by Andrew Tobias (Cleveland Plain Dealer) for MSN Ethics National: “As Trump’s Presidency Recedes into History, Scholars Seek to Understand His Reign – and […]

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January 19, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Arkansas: “New Lawmaker Fined Over Ethics Violation; Former Rival Off Hook” by Michael Wickline for Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Elections Connecticut: “Weeks After Election, CT Stopped Monitoring Online Voter Fraud Talk” by Kasturi Pananjady and Dave Altimari (Connecticut Mirror) for […]

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January 18, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Democrats Seize on GOP Donor Fallout” by Alex Gangitano for The Hill California: “After Anonymous Donation to Newsom Recall, Democrat Revives Campaign Finance Proposal” by Lara Korte for Sacramento Bee Ethics National: “Rallies Ahead of Capitol Riot […]

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January 15, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – January 15, 2021

National/Federal A Siege on the U.S. Capitol, a Strike Against Democracy Worldwide MSN – Anthony Faiola, Shibani Mahtani, and Isabelle Khurshudyan (Washington Post) | Published: 1/13/2021 The insurrection at the Capitol is threatening America’s historical role promoting democracy around the world. […]

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January 14, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance California: “U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Dispute Over California Nonprofit Donor Disclosure Requirement” by Lawrence Hurley for Reuters Nevada: “Nevada Lawmaker Resigns Amid Campaign Finance Investigation” by Sam Metz for Associated Press News Elections National: “A Siege on […]

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January 13, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Illinois: “Ethics Board Fines Ald. Austin $145,500 For Accepting Improper Campaign Contributions” by Heather Cherone for WTTW New York: “New York’s Aggressive Elections Enforcement Chief to Retire” by Chris Bragg for Albany Times Union Ethics National: “Beyond Impeachment, […]

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Arizona State Capitol - by Visitor7

The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office has increased contribution limits for the 2021-2022 election cycle. Effective January 1, an individual may not contribute more than $5,300 per election cycle to a candidate committee for statewide office and legislative office. Additionally, […]

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Photo: Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call

On January 11, the Federal Election Commission’s published its civil monetary penalty amounts adjusted for inflation in the Federal Register. The potential fine for civil violations of federal campaign finance laws have increased to range from $6,141 to $71,812, from […]

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January 12, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “U.S. Campaign Finance System Rocked as Major Firms Pause or Halt Political Contributions After Election Results Challenged” by Todd Frankel, Jeff Stein, and Tony Romm (Washington Post) for Seattle Times Utah: “Tribune Analysis: Utah lawmakers spend unlimited […]

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Virginia State Capitol - KWL / CC BY-SA

A bill prohibiting corporate campaign contributions has been introduced in the Virginia House of Delegates. House Bill 1906 would not only prohibit direct contributions to candidates and committees but also prohibit indirect contributions. This would include designated contributions or contributions directed […]

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January 11, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Georgia: “Atlanta Mayor Fined $37,000 for Campaign Finance Violations During 2017 Mayor’s Race” by Staff for WSB Ohio: “FirstEnergy Cash Comprised Big Chunk of Donations to Dark Money Outfits Backing DeWine and His Daughter, Documents Show” by Jessie […]

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