social media Archives - State and Federal Communications

U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm, has enjoined Maryland from enforcing M.C.E.L. §§ 13-405 and 13-405.1. The statutes in question, require online platforms, like search engines and social media sites, to publicly disclose the contact information and amount paid by […]

Continue Reading

On September 26, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill concerning political advertising in social media. Assembly Bill 2188, the “Social Media DISCLOSE Act”, requires disclosure for advertisements made “via a form of electronic media that allows users to engage […]

Continue Reading

April 7, 2016  •  

Thursday News Roundup

Lobbying Missouri: “Missouri Lawmakers Strike a Deal on Revolving-Door Lobbyist Ban” by Jason Hancock for Kansas City Star Campaign Finance New York: “Vote to Close ‘LLC Loophole’ Deadlocks, but Could Impact Lawsuit” by Chris Bragg for Albany Times Union Virgina: […]

Continue Reading

The Joint Commission on Public Ethics will be hosting a roundtable discussion on February 12th on proposed guidance on the topic of social media activities and whether certain activities are considered lobbying under the New York Lobbying Act. JCOPE has […]

Continue Reading

As more lobbyists turn to the internet and social media, the New York Joint Commission on Public Ethics has begun soliciting informal comments on the applicability of New York’s Lobbying Act to social media activities. The Commission seeks guidance on […]

Continue Reading

“Google Reveals its Innovation Lab for Government” by Jason Shueh in Government Technology. “The Federal Government May be Unpopular, but Science and Tech Agencies Remain a Hit” by Hallie Golden in Nextgov. “For Feds, Choosing Cloud Services is a Lot […]

Continue Reading

January 6, 2015  •  

Government Tech and Social Media Report

Government Tech “Morning Tech” by Tony Romm, Erin Mershon, Brooks Boliek and Alex Byers on Politico. “The Mobile Wave Still Looks Like a Trickle in Government” by Jack Moore in Nextgov. “From Federal Hill, federal contractor patrols social networks for […]

Continue Reading

“Citizen Engagement: Yes, Virginia There is a Santa Claus” by Emily Jarvis in GovLoop. “3 Bold Predictions for 2015” by Patrick Fiorenza in GovLoop. “White House Launches Open Data Disaster Portal” in Government Technology. “Eastern Foundry, A New Government Tech […]

Continue Reading

A news summary where government and politics meet tech and social media: 2014 Midterm Elections “Google, Facebook aim to get out the vote” by Julian Hattem in The Hill. “Cell Phones, Social Media and Campaign 2014” by Aaron Smith in […]

Continue Reading

September 18, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

Lobbying “Under Contract” in The Hill. “Anthony Weiner and the Revolving Door” by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren in The Huffington Post. “Eric Cantor’s out, Wall Street’s still in” by Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman in Politico. “Lyft hires Gephardt’s K […]

Continue Reading

On June 18, the Kansas Ethics Commission dismissed a complaint accusing a candidate of soliciting contributions from lobbyists through social media, according to the Kansas City Star. On May 1, while the Legislature was still in session, a Facebook page […]

Continue Reading

If you are a government relations professional who is interested in the latest news on compliance, we encourage you to join our Government Relations Compliance LinkedIn Group! You can discover what colleagues are talking about, and how they are solving […]

Continue Reading

May 7, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

Lobbying “Lobbying World” in The Hill. “Lobby cash goes underground in PR boom” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. “Former Rep. Andrews registers as lobbyist” by Mario Trujillo in The Hill. “Number of Lobbyists That Leave K Street for […]

Continue Reading

  On April 11, Megan Huber, Joe May, Elliott Postlewait, and Jim Sedor from State and Federal Communications, Inc. attended the 2014 YouToo Social Media Conference at Kent State University. The event was co-hosted by the Akron Area Public Relations Society […]

Continue Reading

State and Federal Communications, Inc. provides research and consulting services for government relations professionals on lobbying laws, procurement lobbying laws, political contribution laws in the United States and Canada. Learn more by visiting stateandfed.com

Sort by Month

1 2 3 13