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August 6, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – August 6, 2021

National/Federal $5,800 Bottle of Whiskey, a Gift from Japan to Pompeo, Is Missing, U.S. Says Seattle Times – Michael Schmidt (New York Times) | Published: 8/4/2021 The State Department is investigating the whereabouts of a $5,800 bottle of whiskey the Japanese […]

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A Senate bill in Hawaii passed affecting the reporting of electioneering communications. Senate Bill 404 provides persons, including corporations, making expenditures for electioneering communications in an aggregate amount of $1,000 instead of $2,000 during any calendar year must file reports […]

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Texas Capitol Building

A Texas House bill relating to restrictions on accepting political contributions has passed. House Bill 2283 provides the joint elections commission, county election commission, and county election board may not accept a contribution of $1,000 or more, including the value […]

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August 2, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Arizona: “Arizona Lawmakers Invest More in Private Prisons After Record-High Campaign Contributions” by Jimmy Jenkins (WJZZ), Joseph Darius Jaafari and Justin Price (Arizona Republic) for MSN California: “Recall Money Wars: What do Newsom’s million-dollar donors want?” by Ben […]

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Illinois State Capitol Building

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation creating an elected school board for Chicago Public Schools and increasing the size of the board. The first election will be held in November 2024 to elect 10 board members, with 11 members including […]

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National/Federal As Coronavirus Surges, GOP Lawmakers Are Moving to Limit Public Health Powers MSN – Frances Stead Sellers and Isaac Stanley-Becker (Washington Post) | Published: 7/25/2021 Republican lawmakers are rallying around the cause of individual freedom to counter community-based disease mitigation […]

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July 28, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance California: “Hefty Contracts for Campaign Contributors in Huntington Park” by Erick Cabrera and Julie Patel for KCET Michigan: “Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Uses a State Policy to Raise Millions” by Craig Mauger (Detroit News) for Yahoo News Elections […]

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July 27, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Trade Groups Wrestle with Supporting GOP Lawmakers Who Embrace Trump’s Election Lie” by Allan Smith (NBC News) for MSN Alaska: “Commission Staff Recommends $52,650 Fine Against Anchorage Mayor Bronson for Campaign Finance Violations” by Emily Goodykoontz (Anchorage […]

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National/Federal 2020 Presidential Polls Suffered Worst Performance in Decades, Report Says MSN – Dan Balz (Washington Post) | Published: 7/18/2021 Public opinion polls in the 2020 presidential election suffered from errors of “unusual magnitude,” the highest in 40 years for surveys […]

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North Dakota Capitol Building

North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger approved petitions for term limits, changes to the constitutional amendment process, and to recall state House District 24 Rep. Dwight Kiefert. The term limits petition would limit the governor and legislators to eight […]

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July 21, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Rep. Michelle Steel Reported $7,900 Donation from Woman Who’d Died Months Earlier” by Kate Ackley (Roll Call) for MSN Elections Ohio: “A House Race in Cleveland Captures the Democrats’ Generational Divide” by Jonathan Weisman for New York […]

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National/Federal An American Kingdom MSN – Stephanie McCrummen (Washington Post) | Published: 7/11/2021 There is growing Christian movement that is nondenominational, openly political, and has become an engine of former President Trump’s Republican Party. The ultimate mission is not just transforming […]

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Connecticut State Capitol

Connecticut state contractors must now include certain representations in their contracts and bids. House Bill 6444, a modernization of state services and technology bill, requires ethics compliance, nondiscrimination, and consulting agreement representations to be included in the contract itself, instead […]

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July 15, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance California: “Former County Clerk-Recorder, State Assemblyman Canciamilla Pleads Guilty to Campaign Finance Theft, Perjury Charges” by Bay City News Service for DanvilleSanRamon.com Elections Arizona: “Fann Says Audit Team, Maricopa County Have Different Ballot Totals” by Jeremy Duda for […]

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