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The second special session of the General Assembly adjourned sine die on December 16. The special session called by Gov. Mike Parson to focus on getting federal CARES Act funding distributed to the state began on November 5 and included […]

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December 23, 2020  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Arizona: “AG Says Pima County Ban on Political Contributions Unconstitutional” by Jeremy Duda for Arizona Mirror Colorado: “Denver Clerk Lopez Contracts with Outside Group to Run City’s Campaign Finance System” by Staff for North Denver Tribune Maine: “Maine […]

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Oregon State Capitol Building

The Oregon Legislature gathered in person for a one day special session on Monday. During the session, lawmakers passed four bills including $800 million in relief for those struggling due to the pandemic and the aftermath of the historic summer […]

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December 21, 2020  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Watchdog: Amy McGrath Campaign Illegally Coordinated with Democratic Party Super PACs in Bid to Unseat Mitch McConnell” by Colin Kalmbacher (Law & Crime) for MSN National: “Bennet Introduces Bill to Eliminate ‘Zombie’ Campaign Accounts” by Michael Karlick […]

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December 18, 2020  •  

News You Can Use Digest – December 18, 2020

National/Federal Attorney General William Barr to Step Down Politico – Josh Gerstein and Kyle Cheney | Published: 12/14/2020 Attorney General William Barr is leaving his position, a decision that follows months of complaints from President Trump about the administration’s top lawyer. […]

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Cincinnati Skyline - by Mr. RNGAndreson

Cincinnati City Councilwoman Betsy Sundermann proposed a charter amendment to the city charter. The amendment would allow the city to suspend a council member upon the filing of an indictment or certain criminal charges, and to remove them if convicted. […]

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December 17, 2020  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Rhode Island: “R.I. Political Operative Jeff Britt Cleared of Charges in Money Laundering Trial” by Edward Fitzpatrick and Dan McGowan (Boston Globe) for MSN Washington DC: “In First D.C. Election with Public Financing, Candidates and Donors Bumped Up […]

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Seattle - by Daniel Schwen

The Seattle City Council is scheduled to vote Monday afternoon on a new ordinance. The ordinance’s rules are meant to shine a light on groups spending money to build public pressure on Seattle politicians. Recommended in January by the Seattle […]

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New Hampshire State House - AlexiusHoratius

Just one week after accepting the nomination as speaker of the New Hampshire House, Rep. Dick Hinch has died of COVID-19. Hinch’s deputy Sherman Packard will serve as acting speaker until at least January 6, 2021, when the full House […]

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December 11, 2020  •  

News You Can Use Digest – December 11, 2020

National/Federal Barr Taps Durham as Special Counsel, Pushing Probe into Biden Era Politico – Kyle Cheney and Josh Gerstein | Published: 12/1/2020 Attorney General William Barr appointed U.S. attorney John Durham as a special counsel to investigate the origins of the […]

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December 9, 2020  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Murdoch’s Son and Daughter-in-Law Spent Millions on Progressive Causes in 2020 Cycle” by Ollie Gratzinger for Center for Responsive Politics Elections National: “Women Make Record-Breaking Gains Across State Legislatures” by Julia Manchester for The Hill Pennsylvania: “Trump […]

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December 8, 2020  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Canada: “‘Loophole’ in Civic Election Act Breeds Unfairness and Financial Secrecy, Experts Say” by Angela King for CBC Ohio: “Householder Dark Money Group Reputedly Broke Deal with AEP-Backed Nonprofit to Fund” by Randy Ludlow and Marc Kovac (Columbus […]

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December 4, 2020  •  

News You Can Use Digest – December 4, 2020

National/Federal 12 Votes Separated These House Candidates. Then 55 Ballots Were Found. New York Times – Luis Ferré-Sadurní and Jessie McKinley | Published: 12/2/2020 After all the votes had been counted in a heated U.S. House rematch in Central New York, […]

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December 1, 2020  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Pennsylvania: “Pittsburgh Looks to Tighten Campaign Finance Reports for PACs, Independent Expenditures” by Ashley Murray for Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Elections National: “Wisconsin Recount Confirms Biden’s Win Over Trump, Cementing the President’s Failure to Change the Election Results” by Rosalind […]

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