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FEC; Photo: Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call

On May 17, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) made available its updated FEC Form 1, the Statement of Organization for Political Committees, which now includes designations for superPACs and Hybrid Committees. SuperPACs, which are technically independent expenditure-only political committees, and […]

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The public has until June 21 to comment on a proposed rule allowing federal employees to accept gifts of certain legal costs. The proposed rule would create new federal regulations governing a federal employee’s acceptance of payments for legal expenses […]

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FEC; Photo: Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call

“Going forward,” the Federal Election Commission (FEC) will require disclosure requirements for contributions received from limited liability companies (LLCs) be applied to independent expenditure-only political committees (i.e., Super PACs) in the same manner in which they are applied to all […]

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Pres. Biden - by: Gage Skidmore from Surprise, AZ, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0

Today is the last day for all federal agencies to have ensured they have incorporated a $15 minimum wage in any of their new contract solicitations. On April 27, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden had signed an executive order requiring […]

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Washington DC Skyline - by Washington Photo Safari

On January 30, the process began for federal agencies to begin incorporating a $15 minimum wage in new contract solicitations. By March 30, 2022, all agencies will need to implement the minimum wage into new contracts. Federal agencies are also […]

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FEC; Photo: Sarah Silbiger/CQ Roll Call

On December 16, the Federal Election Commission elected Commissioner Allen Dickerson as its chairman for 2022. Dickerson will replace current Chairwoman Shana M. Broussard. The chairmanship is a rotating, one-year position.No commissioner may serve as chair more than once during […]

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The Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building

On December 13, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) formally requested public input regarding future implementation of Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) regulations. The regulations have not been amended in 14 years. The DOJ’s Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking was […]

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Beginning January 30, 2022, all federal agencies are required to incorporate a $15 minimum wage in new contract solicitations. On April 27, 2021, President Joseph R. Biden had signed an executive order requiring federal contractors to pay $15 per hour […]

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Joe Biden - by The White House, Public domain

On September 9, President Joseph R. Biden Jr. signed two executive orders dealing with COVID-19: one requiring mandatory vaccinations for all federal employees and another requiring federal contractors and subcontractors to do the same. Biden, in a televised speech about […]

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The Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building

On July 20, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced indictments against three individuals alleged to have illegally lobbied for a foreign government, including billionaire Thomas Joseph Barrack, one-time Chairman of the 2016 Presidential Inaugural Committee and informal advisor for […]

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US Capitol - by Martin Falbisoner via Wikimedia Commons

The apportionment of seats for the U.S. House of Representatives, based on the newly released 2020 U.S. Census data, will soon be updated for the 118th Congress, which convenes in January 2023. On April 26, Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo […]

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Joe Biden - by The White House, Public domain

On April 27, President Joseph R. Biden signed an executive order requiring federal contractors to pay $15 per hour for employees working on or in connection with a federal government contract. Beginning January 30, 2022, all federal agencies are required […]

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One of the federal lobbying registration thresholds for organizations employing in-house lobbyists has been increased. Now, an organization employing in-house lobbyists whose total expenses in connection with lobbying activities do not exceed and are not expected to exceed $14,000 in […]

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US Capitol - by Martin Falbisoner via Wikimedia Commons

Today, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) published the 2021-2021 election cycle contribution limits, which have been indexed for inflation. As required by the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002, the FEC must adjust certain contribution limits every two years. The […]

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