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The Pennsylvania Speaker of the House announced a special election for House District 164 on November 2, the same day as the general election. The district seat became vacant when Rep. Margo Davidson resigned after being charged with theft and […]

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The Board of County Commissioners have adopted Ordinance 21-73 adding additional requirements to the registration and reporting of lobbyists communication with the Miami-Dade County. The new requirements include requiring lobbyists to disclose the specific issues they are lobbying, lobbyist registration […]

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The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down three provisions of Alaska’s campaign finance law. In Thompson Vs. Hebdon the plaintiffs challenged four of the state’s finance contribution restrictions. After being remanded back to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals […]

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August 2, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Arizona: “Arizona Lawmakers Invest More in Private Prisons After Record-High Campaign Contributions” by Jimmy Jenkins (WJZZ), Joseph Darius Jaafari and Justin Price (Arizona Republic) for MSN California: “Recall Money Wars: What do Newsom’s million-dollar donors want?” by Ben […]

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Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson reinstated the states’ general health emergency July 29 and called for a special legislative session to convene in the first week of August. Hutchinson cited staffing shortages at hospitals along with the rising number of COVID […]

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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation creating an elected school board for Chicago Public Schools and increasing the size of the board. The first election will be held in November 2024 to elect 10 board members, with 11 members including […]

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National/Federal As Coronavirus Surges, GOP Lawmakers Are Moving to Limit Public Health Powers MSN – Frances Stead Sellers and Isaac Stanley-Becker (Washington Post) | Published: 7/25/2021 Republican lawmakers are rallying around the cause of individual freedom to counter community-based disease mitigation […]

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The provincial general election for Nova Scotia will be held on Tuesday, August 17. This 41st provincial general election will be held to elect a member in each of the 55 electoral districts to serve in the House of Assembly. […]

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North Dakota Capitol Building

The North Dakota Ethics Commission unanimously approved an exception to the gift ban for food or beverage with a value of $10 or less, excluding gratuity, purchased for a public official in conjunction with an informal social and educational event. […]

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July 29, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance California: “Calif. Task Force Recommends Public Archive for Digital Campaign Ads” by Jeff McDonald for San Diego Union Tribune Missouri: “Missouri Ethics Commission Seeks $191,550 from Former Ferguson Lawmaker in Federal Prison” by Jack Suntrup for St. Louis […]

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July 28, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance California: “Hefty Contracts for Campaign Contributors in Huntington Park” by Erick Cabrera and Julie Patel for KCET Michigan: “Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Uses a State Policy to Raise Millions” by Craig Mauger (Detroit News) for Yahoo News Elections […]

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Wisconsin State Capitol Building

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order 127 calling for a special session of the Legislature to begin Tuesday, July 27 to consider a proposal to invest more than $500 million in funding for K-12 schools, the University of Wisconsin […]

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July 27, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Trade Groups Wrestle with Supporting GOP Lawmakers Who Embrace Trump’s Election Lie” by Allan Smith (NBC News) for MSN Alaska: “Commission Staff Recommends $52,650 Fine Against Anchorage Mayor Bronson for Campaign Finance Violations” by Emily Goodykoontz (Anchorage […]

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The Hawaii State Senate will convene a special session Tuesday, July 27 to review judicial appointments. The special session will only address the judicial appointments of Dan Gluck to the Intermediate Court of Appeals and Lesley Maloian to the District […]

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