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Utah Capitol Building - Jkinsocal

The 2021 session of the Utah Legislature adjourned sine die on March 5 after being in session since January 19. During the session, lawmakers introduced legislation relating to PAC reporting requirements and amending provisions of the state procurement code. Utah […]

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Nebraska Capitol Building

A special session or pause in the Nebraska Legislature is anticipated due to delays in delivering U.S. Census data. This data is needed for redrawing districts served by state legislators, U.S. congressional representatives, and other elected officials. Normally, the once-a-decade […]

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March 5, 2021  •  

Virginia General Assembly Adjourns

Virginia Capitol Building - Ron Cogswell

The Virginia General Assembly adjourned their special session on March 1. The special session focused on pandemic relief efforts and the state’s budget. Additionally, the General Assembly passed bills abolishing the death penalty, legalizing marijuana, and establishing new environmental regulations.

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March 2, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Massachusetts: “Massachusetts Republican Nominated for Top Campaign Finance Job” by State House News Service for Boston Herald Oregon: “Oregon Voters Want to Limit Money in Politics, but Lawmakers Might Not Get There This Session” by Hillary Borrud (Portland […]

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Nevada State Capitol Octagonal Annex

Four conservative Nevada lobbyists are suing Gov. Steve Sisolak, Attorney General Aaron Ford, Legislative Counsel Bureau Director Brenda Erdoes, and Senate Majority Leader Nicole Cannizzaro. They argue they are suffering irreparable harm from COVID-19 prevention rules keeping the legislative session […]

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VA Gov. Ralph Northam - by Mark Warner

In a proclamation on February 3, Gov. Ralph Northam said the Virginia General Assembly will return to work on February 10. The governor called a special session following the end of the 30-day regular session. The session is customarily extended […]

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Governor Mike Dunleavy - by The Alaska Landmine

During the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Capitol is closed to the public. Members of the Senate can be contacted at http://w3.akleg.gov/senate.php. Members of the House can be contacted at http://w3.akleg.gov/house.php.

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Nevada State Capitol Octagonal Annex

The 2021 legislative session will start off closed to all but lawmakers, essential staff, and some members of the media. All others will participate virtually, according to a logistics plan issued by the Legislative Counsel Bureau. The plan released on […]

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Indiana State Capitol - By Daniel Schwen / CC BY-SA

Lawmakers convened the 122nd Indiana General Assembly with several adjustments due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. These changes include moving the House of Representatives to the Government Center South building and installing plexiglass barriers in Senate. Neither chamber is requiring […]

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Florida Capitol Building

The Florida House and Senate have instituted COVID-19 safety protocols during committee meetings ahead of the 2021 legislative session. For the month of January, Senate committee meetings will be limiting in-person attendance to individuals invited by the committee leaders. Rooms […]

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Illinois State Capitol Building

The Illinois House elected Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch as speaker of the House. This took place shortly after the swearing-in of newly elected General Assembly members, to start the 2021 regular session. Welch succeeds Rep. Michael Madigan, the longest-serving statehouse […]

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January 14, 2021  •  

Wisconsin Governor Calls Special Session

Wisconsin State Capitol Building

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers announced he was calling a special session of the Legislature during his State of the State address, delivered virtually for the first time in the state’s history. He called the special session to consider the State […]

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Colorado Capitol Building

The Colorado Legislature will convene for the 2021 regular session on January 13. However, it is expected to pause soon after until February 16 due to growing COVID-19 concerns in the state. Lawmakers will convene to address urgent business, including […]

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Illinois State Capitol Building

The Illinois Legislature began a final session for the 101st General Assembly on January 8. The Senate met at the Capitol while the House met at the Bank of Springfield Center. The separate meeting locations accommodated social distancing due to […]

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