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The city of San Jose is transitioning to an electronic system for filing weekly lobbyist reports. To file weekly reports, a lobbyist must register to create an account on the Weekly Lobbyist Reporting Form portal at the city clerk’s website. […]

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The San Jose City Council voted unanimously to amend the city’s gift ordinance. The new law struck the city’s exceptions for allowable gifts and incorporated the exceptions for allowable gifts under the state’s Political Reform Act while maintaining a $50 […]

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On June 27, the San Jose City Council voted unanimously to reject an ordinance changing San Jose’s gift ordinance to increase the gift limit from $50 to $470. The council approved the measure in its first vote last week, but […]

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On June 20, the San Jose City Council approved changes to require lobbyists to file online reports every Monday if they met with city officials the week prior. The council also approved changes to San Jose’s gift ordinance to increase […]

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The San Jose City Council is set to consider new lobbyist regulations at its meeting on June 20. As proposed, the changes will require lobbyists to file online reports every Monday if they met with city officials the week prior. […]

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San Jose City Council approved an ordinance amending the definition of “committee” to increase the qualifying threshold for the receipt of contributions from $1,000 to $2,000 to be consistent with the Political Reform Act. The ordinance will go into effect […]

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The San Jose City Council approved an ordinance modifying the city’s campaign finance law. Ordinance No. 29642 allows separate contribution limits for both the special municipal election and the special runoff election. The ordinance also changed the campaign contribution period […]

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Mayor Sam Liccardo is proposing new lobbyist disclosure rules for the city of San Jose. The rules would require lobbyists to report lobbyist activity weekly in electronic form. Currently, the city of San Jose requires quarterly disclosures be filed on […]

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