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The Hawaii Senate will convene for a third special session on October 28 to consider and confirm District and Circuit Court positions. The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a videoconference hearing on October 27 to submit testimony. Decision-making will occur […]

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October 22, 2021  •  

Special Session Adjourns

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The Tennessee General Assembly adjourned its special session on October 20. During the three-day session, lawmakers approved bills regarding development and other preparations of the Ford Memphis Regional Megasite project, including the allocation of $884 million from the state’s fiscal […]

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Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he intends to call a special session of the Florida Legislature in November. Though the specific dates have not been set, the session will take up issues regarding COVID-19 vaccine mandates.

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October 22, 2021  •  

News You Can Use Digest – October 22, 2021

National/Federal Advocates Worry Biden Is Letting U.S. Democracy Erode on His Watch MSN – Ashley Parker, Tyler Pager, and Amy Gardner (Washington Post) | Published: 10/16/2021 Voting rights advocates meet once every week or two with White House officials via video […]

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West Virginia lawmakers completed their third special session after approving redistricting plans. In addition to approving new House and Senate districts, the Legislature passed a bill to require employers to allow religious and health exemptions to COVID-19 vaccine requirements. The […]

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October 21, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Nebraska GOP Rep. Fortenberry Indicted” by Hailey Fuchs and Olivia Beavers (Politico) for MSN Elections Arizona: “‘Down the Rabbit Hole’: Arizona GOP goes full fringe” by David Siders (Politico) for MSN Ethics National: “FBI Searches D.C., NYC […]

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October 20, 2021  •  

Wyoming Special Session Announced

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A special legislative session has been announced by the Wyoming Legislature after a majority of state House and Senate members voted in favor of convening. The session will begin October 26 and is tentatively scheduled to adjourn on October 28. […]

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Senate Speaker Randy McNally and House Speaker Cameron Sexton announced the Tennessee Legislature will convene a special session on October 27. The special session will focus solely on COVID-19 issues including mask and vaccine mandates. This will be the third […]

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October 20, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Massachusetts: “Grand Jury Is Said to Have Heard Testimony About Potential Campaign Finance Violations by MassGOP Head, Republican State Senator” by Emma Platoff (Boston Globe) for MSN Michigan: “Michigan SOS Must Release Documents on Deal with Pro-Whitmer Group, […]

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October 19, 2021  •  

FPPC Proposes New Rule Changes

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The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has announced that on November 18 the commission will consider proposed regulations concerning electronic signatures and lobbying record keeping. The FPPC seeks to clarify an “original” filing can be made with an electronic signature. […]

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October 19, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Political Nonprofit Fundraising Off Breast Cancer Has Deep Ties to Scam PAC Networks” by Roger Sollenberger and Anna Massoglia for Center for Responsive Politics California: “Top California Labor Official and Husband Accused of Grand Theft, Embezzlement and […]

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Democrat Corina Magofna defeated Republican Grace Sablan Vaiagae in the special general election on October 16 for Northern Mariana Islands House of Representatives District 3. Magofna fills the vacancy caused by the death of Ivan A. Blanco and will complete […]

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October 18, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Maine: “Maine Ethics Watchdog Turn Back CMP Allies’ Request to Investigate Corridor Foe” by Caitlin Andrews for Bangor Daily News Washington: “Facebook Provided False Testimony in Campaign Transparency Lawsuit, Washington Attorney General Says” by Daniel Gutman for Seattle […]

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October 15, 2021  •  

Special Session Announced

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Gov. Kay Ivey announced a second special session of the Alabama Legislature to convene on October 28. The purpose of the special session is to undertake the decennial redistricting process.

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