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September 17, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 17, 2021

National/Federal Delta Variant Postpones K Street’s Full Return MSN – Kate Ackley (Roll Call) | Published: 9/14/2021 On the cusp of Memorial Day back in May, most lobbyists were gearing up for a more normal return to their in-person work life, […]

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September 16, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance New Jersey: “Activist Assails ELEC for Deleting Dismissed Campaign Finance Complaints from Its Website” by Matt Friedman for Politico New Mexico: “Gonzales Shifts Course, Turns to Private Donors” by Jessica Dyer for Albuquerque Journal Elections Massachusetts: “Wu and […]

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September 13, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Giuliani Associate Igor Fruman Pleads Guilty in Campaign-Finance Case” by Shayna Jacobs (Washington Post) for MSN Florida: “Dems Gave $700K to Dark-Money Group That Helped Republicans Win Races in ‘Ghost’ Candidate Scandal” by Jason Garcia and Annie […]

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The Illinois House of Representatives passed Senate Bill 539 with the amendatory veto issued by Gov. JB Pritzker. The bill passed along party lines in a vote taken September 9, after it was rejected in an earlier vote last week. […]

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September 3, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 3, 2021

National/Federal Are Censures of Politicians a Form of Free Speech or a Threat to It? New York Times – Adam Liptak | Published: 8/30/2021 Censures, which are formal reprimands and a kind of punishment, seem to be on the rise in […]

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Illinois State Capitol Building

Illinois State House lawmakers killed an ethics omnibus bill by rejecting the Amendatory Veto of Senate Bill 539 issued by Gov. JB Pritzker last week. The requested amendment was a minor change to the bill to keep the current process […]

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Illinois State Capitol Building

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker issued an amendatory veto of Senate Bill 539 lawmakers requested to maintain the current process regarding ethics investigations. Pritzker pledged to certify the bill once the amendatory veto passes the Legislature. The bill expands state lobbyist […]

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August 24, 2021  •  

Texas House in Quorum

Texas Capitol Building

On August 19, the Texas House of Representatives once again held quorum for the first time in over a month. With the House in quorum, lawmakers can take up several bills including House Bill 77 and 87. House Bill 77 […]

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August 20, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – August 20, 2021

National/Federal As Population Grows, So Does Debate on How to Reach Latino Voters in ’22 Midterms MSN – Stephanie Akin and Suzanne Monyak (Roll Call) | Published: 8/18/2021 Democrats know that, overall, the party does better with Latino voters than Republicans, […]

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August 19, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Florida: “Donations to Fried, Crist Campaigns Linked to Dark Money Group in Election Fraud Case” by Samantha Gross and Bianca Padró Ocasio (Miami Herald) for Florida Daily Tribune North Carolina: “No Prison Time for NC Politician Who Took […]

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August 18, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance New Mexico: “City Investigation Supports Allegations Against Gonzales’ Campaign” by Olivier Uyttebrouck for Albuquerque Journal Elections National: “House Revises Voting Rights Bill to Boost Justice Department Powers to Challenge States” by Michael Macagnone for Roll Call California: “Federal […]

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August 17, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Elections Canada: “Canada’s Trudeau Calls Snap Election in Bid to Regain Parliamentary Majority” by Amanda Coletta (Washington Post) for MSN Ethics Arkansas: “Hung Jury on All but One Count in Gilbert Baker Corruption Trial” by Debra Hale-Shelton (Arkansas Nonprofit News […]

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August 13, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – August 13, 2021

National/Federal DeJoy Maintains Financial Ties to Former Company as USPS Awards It New $120 Million Contract MSN – Jacob Bogage (Washington Post) | Published: 8/6/2021 The U.S. Postal Service will pay $120 million over the next five years to a major […]

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August 11, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Watchdog Sues FEC for Closing Investigation into Rick Scott, Allied Super PAC” by Karl Evers-Hillstrom (The Hill) for MSN New Mexico: “Complaint Against Keller Tossed” by Olivier Uyttebrouck and Jessica Dyer (Albuquerque Journal) for MSN Oregon: “Report […]

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