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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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The Idaho House passed a constitutional amendment allowing the Legislature to call itself into a special session. The legislation stems from lawmaker dissatisfaction with restrictions Gov. Brad Little put in place last March. Specifically, those to reduce coronavirus infections and […]

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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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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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Louisiana State Capitol

The Louisiana February 6 special primary election and March 20 special general election for House District 35 are canceled. A special primary election was originally scheduled for February 6 followed by a special general election on March 20 to fill […]

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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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U.S. House of Representatives Chamber - from their Public Domain

Legislation aimed at reforming U.S. campaign finance, lobbying, and ethic laws is being reintroduced in the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 1, For the People Act 2021, is a sweeping 791-page bill incorporating much of H.R. 1 introduced in 2019 […]

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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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Illinois State Capitol Building

The Illinois Legislature began a final session for the 101st General Assembly on January 8. The Senate met at the Capitol while the House met at the Bank of Springfield Center. The separate meeting locations accommodated social distancing due to […]

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January 8, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – January 8, 2021

National/Federal Aides Weigh Resignations, Removal Options as Trump Rages Against Perceived Betrayals MSN – Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey, Shane Harris, and Ashley Parker (Washington Post) | Published: 1/7/2021 President Trump was ensconced in the White House residence, raging about perceived betrayals, […]

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January 5, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Colorado: “Aurora’s Adoption of Strict Limits on Campaign Contributions Means Most of Colorado’s Largest Cities Have Controls in Place” by John Aguilar for Denver Post Ohio: “Despite Bribery Scandal, Influence of Dark Money in Ohio Remains Unchecked” by […]

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December 25, 2020  •  

News You Can Use Digest – December 25, 2020

National/Federal A Frustrated Trump Redoubles Efforts to Challenge Election Result MSN – Felicia Sonmez, Josh Dawsey, Dan Lamothe, and Matt Zapotosky (Washington Post) | Published: 12/20/2020 President Trump has intensified efforts to overturn the election, raising a series of radical measures […]

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