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March 10, 2014  •  

Monday News Roundup

Lobbying “Roscoe Bartlett, defense lobbyist” by Austin Wright in Politico. “Lobbying Firm Patton Boggs Fights for Itself” by Jennifer Smith and Elizabeth Williamson in The Wall Street Journal. Canada: “Lawmakers top lobbyists in annual hockey game” by JulieAnn McKellogg and […]

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March 10, 2014  •  

Oregon Legislature Adjourned

  The Oregon Legislative Assembly adjourned sine die on Friday, March 7. The 2014 session lasted 33 days, 2 days short of the maximum allowed under the Oregon Constitution. Lawmakers will now turn their attention to campaigning, as all 60 […]

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The Virginia General Assembly adjourned sine die on Saturday, March 8, 2014. The session ended without a state budget, the result of a standoff on whether to expand the state’s Medicaid program. Governor Terry McAuliffe announced he would call legislators […]

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The Legislature adjourned sine die a day early on Thursday, March 6, 2014. Gov. Matt Mead signed the state budget bill on Wednesday and thanked lawmakers for approving his requested $175 million for cities, towns, and counties. Photo of the […]

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Lobbying “Bottom Line” in The Hill. “Wyden’s rise starts K Street bidding war” by Megan R. Wilson and Kevin Bogardus in The Hill. “Hollywood’s Top Lobbying Group Is Sponsoring CPAC” by Nikki Schwab in U.S. News & World Report. Campaign […]

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February 21, 2014  •  

New Mexico Legislature Adjourns

The Legislature adjourned sine die on Thursday, February 20, 2014. A bill to expand revolving door restrictions passed the House, but did not move out of the Senate Rules Committee. Gov. Susana Martinez has until March 12 to act on […]

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The Legislature is not meeting this week because of the winter storm in the Carolinas. Most legislative meetings are also canceled. Gov. Nikki Haley declared a state of emergency on Tuesday, January 28, as light sleet began falling on the […]

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Gov. Scott Walker issued Executive Order 129, requiring the Legislature to convene a special session to act on legislation regarding the governor’s new “Blueprint for Prosperity.” Walker’s plan aims to lower income taxes, property taxes, and state withholding income taxes, […]

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