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The British Columbia Office of the Registrar of Lobbyists released new guidance documents this month outlining key considerations for lobbyists when declaring government funding in the Lobbyists Registry and guidance on the term “provincial entity” as it is used in […]

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March 11, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Trump’s Fundraising Whiplash Highlights GOP’s Small-Donor Issue” by Bridget Bowman (Roll Call) for MSN New Mexico: “Political Spending Transparency Bill Clears Senate” by Bryan Metzger for New Mexico In Depth Ohio: “Bankruptcy Judge Questioned FirstEnergy Solutions’ Law […]

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March 10, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance California: “New Escondido Council Erases Campaign Finance Reforms Enacted by Predecessors” by Joe Tash for San Diego Union Tribune Maine: “Maine Ethics Commission Says Senate District 14 Candidate Violated Election Law, but Assesses No Penalty” by Jessica Lowell […]

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One of the federal lobbying registration thresholds for organizations employing in-house lobbyists has been increased. Now, an organization employing in-house lobbyists whose total expenses in connection with lobbying activities do not exceed and are not expected to exceed $14,000 in […]

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March 9, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Massachusetts: “Body Armor and Pepper Spray: Politicians can buy safety gear with campaign funds after Capitol attack” by Matt Stout (Boston Globe) for MSN Elections National: “Biden Signs Executive Order Promoting Voting Rights on 56th Anniversary of ‘Bloody […]

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March 8, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance New York: “Is NYC’s Expensive Campaign Finance Program Worth the Cost?” by Cindy Rodriguez for Gothamist Elections Georgia: “Georgia Republicans Want to Reshape Voting Laws, Burdening Voters of Color” by Carrie Levine, Kimberly Cataudella, and Stephen Fowler for […]

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Aurora Municipal Center - Jeffrey Beall

Aurora City Council member Angela Lawson is sponsoring an ordinance to create lobbyist registration and reporting requirements. Lawson’s sweeping proposals would require lobbyists to register their clients and income with the city and submit quarterly, detailed reports on their activities […]

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National/Federal Biden Won’t Release White House Virtual Visitor Logs Politico – Anita Kumar | Published: 3/1/2021 President Biden and is under pressure to do more to restore confidence in the federal government following Donald Trump’s term in the White House. But […]

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Los Angeles from Santa Ana Freeway - by Pag293

The City Ethics Commission announced the mandatory annual adjustments to limits and thresholds in the city’s campaign finance laws. The new limits apply beginning with any city election for which the fundraising window opens after March 1, 2021. The per person […]

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March 4, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Jim Jordan Under Scrutiny for Nearly $3 Million in Unreported Campaign Funds” by Roger Sollenberger (Daily Beast) for Yahoo News New Jersey: “Firm Cited in Pay-to-Play Lawsuit Quits Job with N.J. Town” by Bill Duhart (NJ Advance […]

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March 3, 2021  •  

Ask The Experts: Gifts of Aloha

Q: The Hawaii State Ethics Commission just released updates to their administrative rules. As a registered lobbyist in the state, how do these changes affect me? A: First, the Ethics Commission’s changes clarify gift rules for registered lobbyists and their […]

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March 3, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Mississippi: “Bill That Would Have Required Gov. Reeves to Reveal Inauguration Funding Dies in Senate” by Luke Ramseth for Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal Elections National: “Supreme Court Appears to Favor Upholding Voting Laws Lower Court Found Unfair to […]

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Colorado Capitol Building

The Colorado Secretary of State temporarily adopted lobbyist rules 8 C.C.R. 1505-8 on March 1, defining and establishing new requirements for redistricting commission lobbyists. The new rules define redistricting commission lobbyist as a person who is contracted or compensated to […]

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Legislative Assembly of Ontario building - Saforrest (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)

On February 25, a bill was introduced in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to increase the province’s contribution limits and make other changes to its election laws. Bill 254, Protecting Ontario Elections Act, 2021, as introduced by Attorney General Doug […]

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