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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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August 10, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Maine: “Ethics Panel Continues Pursuit of Financial Records from Unnamed Consultants” by Scott Thistle for Portland Press Herald Ohio: “Ohio Elections Commission to Review Campaign Finance Complaint Against Rep. Wiggam, Others” by Bryce Buyakie (Times Record) for MSN […]

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Illinois State Capitol Building

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation changing the vendor disclosure due date. Effective immediately, Senate Bill 581 requires the Vendor Payment Program financial backer disclosure to be filed on August 1 of each year for the previous fiscal year. The […]

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August 9, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Florida: “Dark Money Behind Florida ‘Ghost’ Candidates Has Ties to Alabama Political Players, Records Suggest” by Jason Garcia and Annie Martin (Orlando Sentinel) for MSN Elections National: “Frustration and Persistence for Activists on the 56th Anniversary of the […]

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New Hampshire State House - AlexiusHoratius

Effective September 28, New Hampshire House Bill 263 increases contribution limits and reporting, registration, and itemization threshold amounts for political committees. The bill limits contributions to PACs to $10,000 and raises the registration and reporting threshold for those committees to […]

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