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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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Joe Biden speaking - by The White House, Public domain

On January 20, President Joseph R. Biden signed an Executive Order mandating enhanced ethics rules for executive branch appointees. “Executive Order on Ethic Commitments by Executive Branch Personnel” requires new appointees sign and be contractually committed to the ethics pledge […]

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The White House - AgnosticPreachersKid

On his last full day in office, President Trump revoked an executive order concerning governmental ethics and, in effect, removed barriers for former officials to lobby the United States government immediately. On January 19, President Trump signed an Executive Order […]

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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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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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Michigan State Capitol - By Brian Charles Watson

Another new batch of states are going in session this week! Are you ready? Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Delaware Georgia Idaho Illinois Iowa Maryland Michigan New Jersey South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming It’s […]

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Del. Derrick Evans has announced his resignation from the West Virginia Legislature. This comes after being arrested and charged for his part in storming the U.S. Capitol Building. Evans was set to serve his first term as delegate for West […]

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