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California Gov. Gavin Newsom

Gov. Gavin Newsom introduced a lobbying ban for his paid political advisers. This ban comes after weeks of criticism over his close ties to consultants who also work for corporate clients and other influential interests at the state Capitol. In […]

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December 14, 2020  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance New York: “Many New York Judges Spend Their Way Toward Seats on the Bench. And It’s Perfectly Legal” by Sam Mellins (New York Focus) for The City Elections National: “Trump and His GOP Allies Vow to ‘Fight On’ […]

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December 11, 2020  •  

News You Can Use Digest – December 11, 2020

National/Federal Barr Taps Durham as Special Counsel, Pushing Probe into Biden Era Politico – Kyle Cheney and Josh Gerstein | Published: 12/1/2020 Attorney General William Barr appointed U.S. attorney John Durham as a special counsel to investigate the origins of the […]

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Temporary Canadian House of Commons in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Commissioner of Lobbying is concluding a public input period to determine whether changes to the Lobbyists’ Code of Conduct are necessary. From November 2 to December 11, 2020, Commissioner Nancy Belanger sought input from the public about its views […]

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December 10, 2020  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Senate Restores FEC as Agency Confronts Massive Backlog of Cases” by Karl Evers-Hillstrom for Center for Responsive Politics Pennsylvania: “Firm Ran Pa. Senator’s Campaign and Worked with Super PAC to Attack Opponent, but Denies Coordination” by Sam […]

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Montana Capitol Building - gillfoto

The threshold amount a lobbyist can earn to trigger lobbyist registration in Montana will increase. The Montana Commissioner of Political Practices received approval for this increase to take place. The threshold amount for 2021 is $2,650, effective January 1, 2021.

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New Mexico Capitol Building - Ken Lund

New Mexico lobbyists and lobbyist employers may begin registering and paying their registration fees in the new Campaign Finance Information System available at: https://login.cfis.sos.state.nm.us/#/index. Both lobbyists and lobbyist employers will be required to register and create an employer/employee relationship to […]

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December 8, 2020  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Canada: “‘Loophole’ in Civic Election Act Breeds Unfairness and Financial Secrecy, Experts Say” by Angela King for CBC Ohio: “Householder Dark Money Group Reputedly Broke Deal with AEP-Backed Nonprofit to Fund” by Randy Ludlow and Marc Kovac (Columbus […]

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December 7, 2020  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Senate Panel Approves Nominees to Fill All FEC Vacancies” by Kate Ackley (Roll Call) for MSN California: “Real Estate Developer Pleads Guilty in Sprawling L.A. Campaign Money Laundering Case” by David Zahniser and Emily Alpert Reyes for […]

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December 4, 2020  •  

News You Can Use Digest – December 4, 2020

National/Federal 12 Votes Separated These House Candidates. Then 55 Ballots Were Found. New York Times – Luis Ferré-Sadurní and Jessie McKinley | Published: 12/2/2020 After all the votes had been counted in a heated U.S. House rematch in Central New York, […]

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed House Bill 404 into law, extending expiration dates for licenses issued by state agencies due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lobbyist registrations set to expire at the end of 2020 will remain active until July 1, […]

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December 3, 2020  •  

Lobbying Ordinance Voted Down in Memphis

Memphis Skyline - by WillyBearden

Memphis City Council voted against adopting an ordinance requiring those lobbying the council to register with the city and name their clients. The ordinance would have required lobbyists to register annually and pay a registration fee of $50. The ordinance […]

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December 3, 2020  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “‘No Corporate PAC’ Pledges Hit Record in 2020, But May Face Uncertainty in 2022” by Kate Ackley for Roll Call Texas: “Lawyers for Nate Paul Gave AG Ken Paxton $25k After He Waded into Civil Suit” by […]

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December 1, 2020  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “‘Mercenary’ Donor Sold Access for Millions in Foreign Money” by Alan Suderman and Jim Mustain for Associated Press News California: “Inglewood Caps Campaign Contributions at $100,000 to Avoid New State Law” by Jason Henry for Los Angeles […]

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