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More ethics and campaign finance changes happening at the state level. Check out which states are making moves in today’s NYCU Video Digest!  

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April 29, 2019  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: Pete Buttigieg Swears Off the Lobbyist Money He Once Accepted by Jeremy Peters and Shane Goldmacher for New York Times Missouri: Columbia Developer Funnels Tens of Thousands Through Shell PACs to Lawmakers by Yue Yu (Columbia Missourian) […]

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On April 24, a bill relating to lobbying activities by political subdivisions was introduced into the Iowa Senate. Senate Bill 639 would enact new statutes concerning political subdivisions contracting with or otherwise compensating a person to lobby on behalf of […]

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The city of Chicago’s lobbyist ethics training for 2018-2019 is now available. The deadline to complete the mandatory training is before 11:59 p.m. on Monday, July 1. The ethics training course is available at the Chicago Board of Elections website.

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      National:  Constraints on Presidency Being Redefined in Trump Era, Report Fallout Shows MSN – Ashley Parker and Josh Dawsey (Washington Post) | Published: 4/22/2019 The events that have followed the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report threaten to redefine […]

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April 25, 2019  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Pennsylvania: “Ex-Reading Mayor Vaughn Spencer Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison in Case Tied to Allentown Corruption” by Peter Hall for Allentown Morning Call Ethics National: “Trump Says He Is Opposed to White House Aides Testifying to Congress, […]

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April 24, 2019  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance North Carolina: “Dan Forest Corrects Report to Show a Donation from Greg Lindberg” by Paul Specht for Raleigh News and Observer Ethics National: “Constraints on Presidency Being Redefined in Trump Era, Report Fallout Shows” by Ashley Parker and […]

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April 23, 2019  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Tennessee: “Senate Approves Bill to Double Campaign Contribution Limits to Members of Upper Chamber” by Joel Ebert for The Tennessean Ethics National: “Trump Sues in Bid to Block Congressional Subpoena of Financial Records” by David Fahrenthold, Rachael Bade, […]

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Campaign finance and ethics changes are happening in states all over the country. Find out which states made changes last week in today’s News You Can Use Video Digest.  

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April 22, 2019  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “How the IRS Gave Up Fighting Political Dark Money Groups” by Maya Miller for ProPublica South Dakota: “Lobbyists Sue SD Officials Over Ban on Out-of-State Contributions to Ballot Measure Committees” by Sarah Mearhoff for Mitchell Republic Elections […]

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      Federal: Analysis: The many reasons to run for president when you probably don’t stand a chance MSN – Matt Flegenheimer (New York Times) | Published: 4/14/2019 Presidential primaries tend to produce one nominee but many winners. Beyond the long-shot candidates […]

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Gov. Larry Hogan signed Senate Bill 79 on April 18. The bill requires lobbyists to file registrations and certain reports electronically with the State Ethics Commission. The State Ethics Commission is also required to develop procedures regarding these electronic filings […]

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The Texas Legislature is currently considering a bill to allow its counties to enforce local ethics rules. Senate Bill 710, the Local Government Reform Act, seeks to allow each county to adopt an ethics code enforceable by a local ethics […]

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The North Dakota Senate approved House Bill 1521 on Wednesday, April 17. The bill would implement the state’s new ethics rules established by the voter’s passage of Measure 1 last year. House Bill 1521 prohibits a lobbyist from giving, offering, […]

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