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On February 7, a bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to require publicly traded corporations to disclose all expenditures made for political activities. House Bill 1053, the Corporate Political Disclosure Act of 2019, would require publicly traded […]

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On January 24, Rep. Warren Davidson introduced a resolution proposing an amendment to the U.S. Constitution providing members of the House of Representatives be apportioned among only U.S. citizens. House Joint Resolution 34, the Fair Representation Amendment, would eliminate the […]

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On January 24, Rep. Max Rose introduced a bill to amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to expand the scope of individuals and activities subject to the Act. House Bill 783, the Lobbyist Loophole Closure Act, requires individuals who […]

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The first piece of legislation introduced into the new U.S. House of Representative was a sweeping 571-page campaign finance bill. Introduced by Rep. John Sarbanes, House Bill 1, the For the People Act, requires any organization involved in political activity […]

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On November 6, voters gave Democrats the majority control of the U.S. House of Representatives while keeping Republicans firmly in control of the Senate. With early elections results in, it appears clear Democrats have gained at least 26 seats, giving […]

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U.S. Rep. Louise Slaughter, known as a champion for women’s rights, passed away on March 16, 2018. Slaughter served as a U.S. Rep. for New York’s 25th District for over three decades. Gov. Andrew Cuomo may call a special election […]

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On July 27, a bill was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives to prevent the firing of a director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) without cause. House Resolution 3462, The Office of Government Ethics Independence Act, […]

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In June, Rep. Louise McIntosh Slaughter introduced a bill to regulate political intelligence activities. House Bill 2819, the Political Intelligence Transparency Act of 2017, defines the term ‘political intelligence activities’ to mean political intelligence contacts and efforts in support of such […]

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A bill introduced in the U. S. House of Representatives intends to prohibit tax exemptions under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code for social welfare organizations engaged in political activity. House Bill 2338, the 501(c)(4) Reform Act of 2017, […]

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A revolving door bill introduced in the U.S. House would hold congressional salaries in escrow unless a fiscal budget is passed this week. House Bill 1951, The No Ongoing Perks Enrichment Act (NOPE ACT), which would establish a uniform five-year […]

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On March 19, U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin introduced a bill to close a campaign finance loophole allowing foreign-owned, foreign-controlled, and foreign-influenced corporations to indirectly participate in U.S. elections. H.R. 1615, the Get Foreign Money Out of U.S. Elections Act, amends […]

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Following a rebuke in a series of tweets from President-elect Donald J. Trump and negative public reaction, the vote yesterday by the House Republican Conference to weaken the Office of Congressional Ethics has been reversed. This morning Trump tweeted, “With […]

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Today, the United States House of Representatives may vote to replace the Office of Congressional Ethics with a standing committee called the Office of Congressional Complaint Review, which would report to the House Ethics Committee. On January 2, the House […]

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Rep. Paul Ryan has been elected as the new Speaker of the House. The seat was left vacant after John Boehner’s resignation. The vote took place this morning on the Hill, where Ryan needed 218 votes to win the majority. […]

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