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August 31, 2022  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Document Reveals Identity of Donors Who Secretly Funded Nikki Haley’s Political Nonprofit” by Alex Isenstadt (Politico) for Yahoo News Michigan: “Romulus Ex-Mayor Burcroff Pleads Guilty in Federal Corruption Case” by Robert Snell for Detroit News Elections National: […]

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August 26, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – August 26, 2022

National/Federal An Unusual $1.6 Billion Donation Bolsters Conservatives Seattle Times – Kenneth Vogel and Shane Goldmacher (New York Times) | Published: 8/22/2022 A new conservative group received $1.6 billion from one donor, which among the largest – if not the largest […]

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August 24, 2022  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “‘It’s a Rip-Off’: GOP spending under fire as Senate hopefuls seek rescue” by Isaac Arnsdorf (Washington Post) for MSN Elections National: “Files Copied from Voting Systems Were Shared with Trump Supporters, Election Deniers” by Jon Swaine, Aaron […]

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August 19, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – August 19, 2022

National/Federal FBI Arrests Ex-Congressman on Charges of Fraud and Money Laundering MSN – Praveena Somasundaram (Washington Post) | Published: 8/16/2022 Former U.S.  Rep. TJ Cox was indicted on 28 charges, including 15 counts of wire fraud and one count of campaign […]

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August 17, 2022  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Colorado: “Colorado Secretary of State Considers New Rules to Implement Campaign Contribution Limits” by Hannah Metzger for Colorado Politics Tennessee: “Cothren Challenges Subpoena Order by State Registry” by Sam Stockard for Tennessee Lookout Wyoming: “Confusion, Compliance Concerns Color […]

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National/Federal Bipartisan Group Seeks to Limit Who Federal Agencies Can Contract With Government Executive – Eric Katz | Published: 7/14/2022 A bipartisan group of senators is looking to set new limitations on the entities with which federal agencies can contract, introducing […]

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King County, WA has approved an amendment to the King County Charter to be sent to the voters during the November 8 election. The amendment moves elections for county executive, county assessor, county director of elections, and county councilmembers from […]

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A bipartisan bill was introduced into the U.S. Senate aimed at increasing federal oversight to prevent national security consulting firms from contracting both with the United States and countries like Russia and China. Senate Bill 4516, Obstructive National Security Underreporting […]

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National/Federal Election Officials Fear Copycat Attacks as ‘Insider Threats’ Loom MSN – Zach Montellaro (Politico) | Published: 7/12/2022 Election officials are confronting a wave of threats and security challenges coming from a troubling source: inside the election system itself. In interviews […]

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July 11, 2022  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Montana: “Ninth Circuit Decision Takes Issue with Montana Rule Defining ‘Political Committees’” by Sam Wilson (Helena Independent Record) for Fairfield Sun Times Rhode Island: “AG Reviewing Prov. Council Candidate’s Campaign Finances” by Steven Machado (WPRI) for MSN Elections […]

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has ruled against Montana, holding the state’s laws regarding political committees are unconstitutionally vague. The court took umbrage with the state’s rule which governs whether political spending needs to be reported. […]

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National/Federal A Trump-Appointed Official Who Gets an Important Vote on Whether Trump Broke Election Laws Spoke at a Texas GOP Event Where He Was Billed as a Part of the ‘Trump Elections Team’ MSN – Madison Hall | Published: 6/30/2022 FEC […]

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July 7, 2022  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Missouri: “New Missouri Law Shields Nonprofit Donor Identities, Allows LLCs to Give to Candidates” by Tessa Weinberg for Missouri Independent Texas: “These Dallas Judges Owe Thousands in Fines for Not Reporting Campaign Donors” by Krista Torralva (Dallas Morning […]

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July 6, 2022  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Idaho: “People’s Pen Publication Under Investigation by Idaho AG for Alleged Sunshine Law Violation” by Kelcie Moseley-Morris for Idaho Capital Sun Ohio: “Citing Inflation, Akron Proposes Increasing Campaign Contribution Limits” by Abbey Marshall (Report for America) for Yahoo […]

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