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On July 30, 2010, during a special session, the Connecticut General Assembly passed Senate Bill 551.

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Four Wyoming lawmakers are challenging the provisions of the state election code prohibiting political contributions by corporations.

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Akron City Council has approved legislation amending the city’s campaign finance law.

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July 28, 2010  •  

U.S. Senate Fails to Pass DISCLOSE Act

On a vote of 57-41, the Senate Democrats failed to gather the 60 votes needed to overcome an expected filibuster of S. 3628, Congress’ legislative response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.

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The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has issued two advisory opinions approving the creation of two independent campaign committees which plan to solicit and accept unlimited contributions from individuals, political committees, corporations, labor organizations, and the general public.

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Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has filed cloture on the DISCLOSE Act, Congress’ response to the recent Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.

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New Hampshire Governor John Lynch has vetoed legislation that would have permitted members of the Executive Branch Ethics Committee to participate in partisan political activities.

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July 22, 2010  •  

News You Can Use – July 22

Maryland Lawmakers Regulate Social Media Activity

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July 21, 2010  •  

Mass. Issues Emergency Rule

A new Massachusetts rule regarding independent expenditure PACs takes effect July 16.

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State and Federal Communications, Inc. is sharing a report on how states are responding to the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.

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July 19, 2010  •  

Wisconsin G.A.B. to Meet

The Wisconsin Government Accountability Board (G.A.B.) will convene a two-day meeting beginning July 21, 2010 at 9:30 A.M.

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Mason submits campaign finance and lobbying recommendations for new Cuyahoga County Government.

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The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued two separate decisions in regards to the case of Green Party of Connecticut v. Garfield on July 13, 2010, one decision affecting the Connecticut Campaign Finance Reform Act (CFRA) and another affecting the state’s Citizens Election Program (CEP).

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July 15, 2010  •  

Missouri Governor Approves Ethics Law

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed ethics legislation designed to help clean up Missouri’s political culture.

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