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National/Federal Business Groups Rethinking Value of In-Person Lobbying The Hill – Alex Gangitano | Published: 3/31/2021 Before the pandemic, business groups held fly-ins that allowed for in-person meetings with members of Congress and agency officials. Trade associations are rethinking the need […]

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March 29, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “FEC Greenlights Campaign Spending for Bodyguards” by Daniel Payne for Politico Ohio: “Ohio Campaign-Finance Reform Bill Gets First Look Since Emergence of Dark Money Scandal” by Andrew Tobias (Cleveland Plain Dealer) for MSN Texas: “Lawsuit Challenges Austin’s […]

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March 26, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – March 26, 2021

National/Federal Congressional Fundraisers Lobby Corporations That Suspended Political Donations Following Capitol Riot MSN – Brian Schwartz (CNBC) | Published: 3/19/2021 Fundraisers for congressional candidates and party campaign arms have been lobbying corporations to resume donating after many suspended their political contributions. […]

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March 24, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Congressional Fundraisers Lobby Corporations That Suspended Political Donations Following Capitol Riot” by Brian Schwartz (CNBC) for MSN Nevada: “Ex-Lawmaker Charged with Misusing Funds, False Records” by Michelle Price for Associated Press News Ethics National: “Trump Officials Hindered […]

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March 23, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Kentucky: “Second Person Charged with Lying to Jury, FBI in Case Connected to Lexington Council” by Beth Musgrave for Lexington Herald-Leader Elections National: “Widows Describe What It’s Like Running for Congress” by Paul Fontello (Roll Call) for MSN […]

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On March 17, a comprehensive bill aimed at reforming U.S. campaign finance, lobbying, and ethics laws, and improving voter rights and election integrity, was introduced in the U.S. Senate. The sweeping bill, Senate Bill 1, For the People Act of […]

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March 19, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – March 19, 2021

National/Federal Army Initially Pushed to Deny District’s Request for National Guard Before Jan. 6 MSN – Paul Sonne, Peter Hermann, Ellen Nakashima, and Matt Zapotosky (Washington Post) | Published: 3/16/2021 The Army pushed to reject the District of Columbia’s request for […]

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March 17, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Corporate PAC Donations to Parties and Candidates Plummet after Capitol Riot” by Kate Ackley and Herb Jackson (Roll Call) for MSN Elections Arizona: “Arizona Lawmakers Move to Block Private Funds for Elections” by Howard Fischer (Capitol News […]

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March 15, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Ohio: “Cincinnati Elections Commission Reverses Decision, Tightens Contribution Rules. It Could Cost Aftab Pureval” by Scott Wartman (Cincinnati Enquirer) for MSN Utah: “Secretive Out-of-State Group Pushes Bill That Makes It Harder to Get a Voter Initiative on the […]

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US Capitol - by Martin Falbisoner via Wikimedia Commons

Legislation aimed at reforming U.S. campaign finance, lobbying, and ethic laws has passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 1, For the People Act 2021, is a sweeping 791-page bill. The proposed new law, which passed the House on […]

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National/Federal Biden Won’t Release White House Virtual Visitor Logs Politico – Anita Kumar | Published: 3/1/2021 President Biden and is under pressure to do more to restore confidence in the federal government following Donald Trump’s term in the White House. But […]

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March 3, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Mississippi: “Bill That Would Have Required Gov. Reeves to Reveal Inauguration Funding Dies in Senate” by Luke Ramseth for Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Elections National: “Supreme Court Appears to Favor Upholding Voting Laws Lower Court Found Unfair to […]

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February 26, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – February 26, 2021

National/Federal Activist Shareholders Pressing Companies to Disclose More of Their Political Activity after Capitol Attack Washington Post – Tory Newmyer | Published: 2/23/2021 The insurrection at the Capitol continues to reverberate for major corporations that make campaign contributions. Dozens of companies […]

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February 25, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Activist Shareholders Pressing Companies to Disclose More of Their Political Activity after Capitol Attack” by Tory Newmyer for Washington Post National: “Former Congressman Rivera Fined $456,000 for Propping Up a Ringer Candidate” by Alex Daugherty (Miami Herald) […]

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