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On June 14, the Minnesota Legislature returned to the capitol for a special session. In this session, lawmakers will be finalizing a two-year, $52 billion budget before the start of the next fiscal period July 1. If the legislature fails […]

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Utah Gov. Spencer Cox has called for state legislators to meet in a special session May 19 to discuss issues including accepting and appropriating funds from the American Rescue Plan. The Legislature will also discuss prohibiting face mask requirements in […]

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January 21, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance New Jersey: “Why Donations to NJ Political Campaigns from Public Contractors Nosedived in 10-Year Span” by Terrence McDonald (Bergen Record) for MSN Pennsylvania: “Court Rules in Favor of City in Darlene Harris Campaign Finance Suit” by Mick Stinelli […]

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December 2, 2020  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Trump Raises More Than $150 Million Appealing to False Election Claims” by Josh Dawsey and Michelle Yee He Lee (Washington Post) for MSN New Jersey: “Christie’s 2013 Campaign Hasn’t Paid Off $1M in Debt to 2 Firms” […]

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Gov. Brad Little stated Wednesday he will call the part-time Legislature back into a special session during the week of August 24 due to the coronavirus pandemic. The special session could include how to conduct the November general election amid […]

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June 24, 2020  •  

Idaho House Calls Unofficial Session

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On the morning of June 23, 15 House Republicans met in the Statehouse to discuss and air grievances over Gov. Brad Little’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lawmakers read a multi-page statement against the actions of Little, stating he had […]

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February 20, 2020  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Buttigieg and Super PAC Improperly Coordinated on Nevada Ads, Watchdog Group Says” by Michelle Ye Hee Lee (Washington Post) for Greenwich Time Kentucky: “Prosecutors Contend Lexington Executive Lied About Campaign Donations as Trial Opens” by Beth Musgrave […]

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September 25, 2019  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Montana: “Campaign Contribution Limits Go Up in Montana” by Holly Michels for The Missoulian Washington: “Food-Makers Fight Record Fine in Washington GMO Case” by Don Jenkins for Capital Press Elections National: “DNC Raises Threshold to Make November Debate […]

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The first regular session of the 121st Indiana General Assembly adjourned sine die on Wednesday, April 24. The legislative session lasted 112 days, with adjournment coming five days before the statutory April 29 deadline. During the last day of the […]

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A special election will take place on November 5 to fill vacancies in House Districts 99 and 158. Rep. Jean Evans resigned from District 99 to become executive director of the Missouri Republican Party. Rep. Scott Fitzpatrick left District 158 […]

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On Tuesday, the Tallahassee Independent Ethics Board proposed changes to expand the city’s ethics code. The proposal expands the Board’s jurisdiction to procurement employees and individuals required to file state financial disclosures. Additionally, the proposal increases the fines faced by […]

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Former Attorney General Terry Goddard launched an effort to prohibit the use of dark money in political campaigns. The proposed constitutional amendment, called The Voters Right to Know Act, seeks to require anyone spending at least $5,000 to influence the […]

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Gov. Ned Lamont announced a special election for May 7, to fill a state representative vacancy in House District 130. The seat became vacant following the passing of State Rep. Ezequiel Santiago on March 15. The winner of the special […]

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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich will soon rule on whether cities can impose restrictions on dark money in local campaigns. Sen. Vince Leach alleged Tempe violated a state law prohibiting local governments from requiring tax-exempt organizations from registering as political […]

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