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February 24, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Washington: “WA Supreme Court Throws Out Think Tank’s Attack on Union Political Activity” by Alexis Krell for Tacoma News Tribune Elections National: “Bloomberg’s 2020 Aides Got an Unwelcome Surprise in Their Tax Forms” by Christopher Cadelago for Politico […]

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The House of Representatives introduced a bill eliminating the Office of the Commissioner of Political Practices. House Bill 535 establishes a Campaign Practices and Ethics Review Board appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President of the […]

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February 22, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “‘Mercenary’ Donor Gets 12 Years in Campaign Finance Scheme” by Brian Melley, Alan Suderman, and Jim Mustain for Associated Press News Alaska: “Alaskans Were Left in the Dark as Money Poured into Elections Last Year. Now, That’s […]

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February 19, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – February 19, 2021

National/Federal A GOP Donor Gave $2.5 Million for a Voter Fraud Investigation. Now He Wants His Money Back. MSN – Shawn Boberg and Jon Swaine (Washington Post) | Published: 2/15/2021 Conservative political donor Fred Eshelman gave $2 million to a nonprofit […]

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February 17, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “A GOP Donor Gave $2.5 Million for a Voter Fraud Investigation. Now He Wants His Money Back.” by Shawn Boberg and Jon Swaine (Washington Post) for MSN Montana: “Gianforte Repeals Directives Made by Former Governor” by Amy […]

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Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte repealed two executive orders issued by former Gov. Steve Bullock. Executive Order 15-2018 required companies to report political spending if they wanted to bid on large state contracts. The order also required companies bidding for certain […]

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February 15, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Tennessee: “New Audit Raises More Questions About Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron’s Campaign Spending” by Jennifer Kraus for WTVF Washington: “Eyman Fined $2.6 Million, Barred from Campaign Control” by Gene Johnson for Associated Press News Ethics National: “Trump […]

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February 12, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – February 12, 2021

National/Federal After Capitol Riot, Desperate Families Turn to Groups That ‘Deprogram’ Extremists MSN – Paulina Villegas and Hannah Knowles (Washington Post) | Published: 2/5/2021 There is a surge of desperate families and friends calling organizations that aim to deradicalize and “deprogram” […]

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Governor Mike Dunleavy - by The Alaska Landmine

Gov. Mike Dunleavy has introduced a proposal to borrow $356.4 million for a variety of construction projects across the state. The proposal calls for a special election this coming spring or summer to allow voters to ratify or reject the […]

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February 9, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Tester Revives ‘Spotlight Act’ on Dark Money” by Tom Lutey for Billings Gazette National: “What of ‘Individual-1′? Feds’ Trump Campaign Case Is ‘Dead’” by Jim Mustian and Larry Neumeister for Associated Press News Elections Ohio: “Democrats Seek […]

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February 8, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Mississippi: “Mississippi Politicians Continue to Enrich Themselves with Campaign Funds, Documents Show” by Luke Ramseth for Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Ohio: “‘Dark Money’ Group Admits Involvement in Householder Bribery Scandal” by Sharon Coolidge and Dan Horn (Cincinnati Enquirer) […]

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February 5, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – February 5, 2021

National/Federal An Emboldened Extremist Wing Flexes Its Power in a Leaderless G.O.P. New York Times – Annie Karni and Sam Baker | Published: 2/1/2021 With no dominant leader other than a one-term president, a radical right movement that became emboldened under […]

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On February 3, U.S. Senators Jon Tester and Ron Wyden reintroduced a bill to reverse a U.S. Treasury Department’s decision limiting IRS disclosure requirement of certain tax-exempt organizations engaging in political activities. Senate Bill 215, the Spotlight Act, requires non-profit […]

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February 4, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Small Donors Ruled 2020; Will That Change Post-Trump?” by Krystal Hur for Center for Responsive Politics Elections Massachusetts: “Boston City Council Votes to Bypass Special Election for Mayor” by Staff for WBTS Ethics National: “Rep. Lauren Boebert’s […]

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