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The Maine Ethics Commission has drafted a proposal to mandate lobbying reports from any group spending over $2,000 in a month on grassroots activism, including television or digital advertising, aimed at pending legislation. The current threshold to trigger a report […]

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Does your advocacy work include grassroots lobbying? Do you know what actions are considered grassroots lobbying? Generally, Grassroots Lobbying is defined as the act of encouraging the public to contact lawmakers and administrative officials for the purpose of influencing legislation […]

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Public Affairs Council Advocacy Conference, here we come! We can’t wait to see everyone. If you’ll be attending, come on by and say hello at our Resource Marketplace Booth.

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State and Federal Communications is excited to be a sponsor of the 2016 National Grassroots Conference next week. We  believe in the great value of this gathering! Elizabeth Bartz, president and CEO of the company, will be bringing a team […]

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The Joint Commission on Public Ethics has released an Advisory Opinion regarding what constitutes lobbying activity when it comes to political consultants and grassroots communications. Advisory Opinion 16-01 requires public relations consultants to register their efforts to influence government through […]

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What grassroots activities are you involved in? Did you know that reporting your grassroots activities in one state or municipality doesn’t mean that you are required to do so in another? Failure to report if it is required could cause […]

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The Joint Commission on Public Ethics is seeking public comment on a proposed advisory opinion. The advisory opinion is in regards to the applicability of New York’s Lobbying Act to the activities of consultants when they are taking part in […]

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On February 2, 2015, the commissioners of the Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) issued a report to the governor and the Legislature outlining requested changes to existing ethics and lobbying laws. Among their recommendations are mandatory electronic filing for […]

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  What grassroots activities are you involved in? Are you registered as a lobbyist? Could your activities trigger registration and reporting? What doesn’t require reporting in one state or municipality could easily require it in another and failure to do […]

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  State and Federal Communications is excited to be attending the 2015 National Grassroots Conference on February 3-6. Elizabeth Bartz, president and CEO of the company, and a team of three of the staff, will be heading to Key West […]

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  State and Federal Communications is excited to be a supporter of the Public Affairs Council’s National PAC Conference. We have a team of four attending this great event. More than this, we are sponsoring the Conference Wi-Fi and the […]

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Grassroots Activities May be Reportable as Lobbying Expenses

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2012 Annual Report

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February 28, 2013  •  

A New LinkedIn Group Just for Compliance!

State and Federal Communications starts Government Relations Compliance Group

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