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National/Federal Lawmakers Across the U.S. Seek to Curb Utility Spending on Politics, Ads and More Extras Arkansas Advocate – Robert Zullo | Published: 2/27/2024 After a string of scandals and amid rising bills, lawmakers in statehouses across the country have been pushing […]

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February 29, 2024  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance California: “Orange County’s Wild West of Campaign Finance: The Board of Education” by Noah Biesiada for Voice of OC Illinois: “Unlimited Funds Can Flow in State’s Attorney, Board of Review, Circuit Court Clerk Races” by A.D. Quig (Chicago Tribune) for MSN Pennsylvania: “McClelland’s […]

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February 28, 2024  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Pennsylvania: “Transparency and Accountability: Pennsylvania lawmakers target dark money in campaigns” by Ben Wasserstein for WESA Elections National: “RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel Will Leave Post on March 8 as Trump Moves to Install New Loyalists” by Steve Peoples (Associated Press) for MSN […]

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February 27, 2024  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Oregon: “Lawmakers Push to Pass Oregon Campaign Finance Limits in Next 2 Weeks, Amid Concerns About Loopholes” by Carlos Fuentes (Portland Oregonian) for MSN Elections National: “Court Battle Reveals Effort to Undermine No Labels Presidential Bid” by Michael Scherer (Washington Post) for […]

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February 26, 2024  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Pennsylvania: “Philly’s Ethics Board Is Changing the Rules at the Heart of Its Fight with the ‘Super PAC’ That Backed Jeff Brown’s Bid for Mayor” by Sean Collins Walsh for Philadelphia Inquirer Wisconsin: “Wisconsin Ethics Commission Alleges Illegal Scheme by Trump […]

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February 23, 2024  •  

News You Can Use Digest – February 23, 2024

National/Federal The Quiet Way Democrats Hope to Expand Their Power at the State Level DNyuz – Nick Corasaniti (New York Times) | Published: 2/20/2024 Locked out of power on the U.S. Supreme Court and still playing catch-up against Republicans in the federal […]

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State business and labor groups have been working on legislation to limit campaign contributions in state races. Oregon is one of just five states with no limits on political contributions. These negotiations come as a proposal, known as Initiative Petition […]

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February 22, 2024  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Michigan: “Nessel Levels Charges Against Two GOP Political Fundraisers in Campaign Against Whitmer” by Craig Mauger for Detroit News National: “Tax Records Reveal the Lucrative World of Covid Misinformation” by Lauren Weber (Washington Post) for MSN Oklahoma: “Bill Preventing Foreign Contributions to Ballot […]

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February 21, 2024  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Maine: “Special Funds Let Maine Lawmakers Raise and Spend with Few Limits” by Randy Billings (Portland Press Herald) for centralmaine.com Pennsylvania: “Mayor Cherelle Parker Racked Up a $1 Million Campaign Payroll – but It’s Not Clear Who Got Paid” by Ryan Briggs […]

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February 20, 2024  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Arizona: “House Bill Would Close ‘Loophole’ Regarding Campaign Finance Reports” by Howard Fischer (Capitol News Services) for Eastern Arizona Courier Ethics California: “Former CBS Chief Leslie Moonves to Pay $11,250 Fine to Settle L.A. Ethics Case” by Meg James (Los Angeles Times) […]

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February 19, 2024  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance California: “Anaheim Changes How Political Candidates Fundraise in Wake of Corruption Scandal” by Hosam Elattar for Voice of OC Hawaii: “Hawaii Has a Voter Enthusiasm Problem, Could Publicly Funded Campaigns Help?” by Jeremy Yurow (USA Today) for Yahoo News Illinois: “In Last-Minute Reversal, […]

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February 16, 2024  •  

News You Can Use Digest – February 16, 2024

National/Federal Chief Witness Against Gaetz Is Cooperating with House Ethics Investigation DNyuz – Robert Draper and Michael Schmidt (New York Times) | Published: 2/9/2024 A lawyer for the chief witness against U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz said the witness was cooperating with a […]

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February 15, 2024  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “The Mystery Behind $10 Million of ‘Bridge Funding’ Supporting RFK Jr.’s Presidential Bid” by Brittany Gibson (Politico) for MSN Elections California: “Can Judges Endorse Political Candidates? Competitive Bay Area Races Are Testing Boundaries” by Bob Egelko (San Francisco Chronicle) for MSN […]

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February 14, 2024  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance California: “San Francisco’s New Ethics Watchdog Hates This Election Loophole” by Josh Koehn for San Francisco Standard Elections National: “AI Companies Agree to Limit Election ‘Deepfakes’ but Fall Short of Ban” by Gerrit De Vynck (Washington Post) for MSN New York: “Suozzi Wins […]

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