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On June 14, the Rhode Island General Assembly adjourned. Lawmakers passed bills to simplify language used on ballot questions and to no longer require unaffiliated primary voters to affiliate with the party holding the primary. While bills affecting lobbying were […]

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National/Federal Democrats Announce a $10 Million Push for State Legislatures DNyuz – Maggie Astor (New York Times) | Published: 6/17/2024 As the arm of the Democratic Party that works on state legislative races, it is the job of the Democratic Legislative Campaign […]

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June 20, 2024  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Illinois: “Ethics Committee Chair Pushes Call for Public Financing for City Council Elections into City Hall Spotlight” by Heather Cherone for WTTW National: “Democrats Announce a $10 Million Push for State Legislatures” by Maggie Astor (New York Times) for DNyuz Texas: “Texas Ethics […]

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June 19, 2024  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Delaware: “Delaware Gubernatorial Candidate Bethany Hall-Long Has Taken $25,000 in Donations That Exceed Legal Limit” by Chris Barash for WHYY National: “Mystery Fundraising Firm Takes in Millions from the Trump Campaign” by Matt Dixon (NBC News) for MSN New York: “How One Woman’s […]

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June 18, 2024  •  

Countering Hate Speech

I recently learned that in the month of June, the 18th is designated as International Day for Countering Hate Speech. Officially established by the United Nations General Assembly via Resolution A/RES/75/309 in 2021, the first observance of this day occurred […]

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June 18, 2024  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Ohio: “‘Call Mike DeWine on the $500k:’ Governor’s text sparked dark money payment, texts show” by Jake Zuckerman (Cleveland Plain Dealer) for MSN Oklahoma: “How Oklahoma Tracks Campaign Finances Is About to Change. Find Out How” by Emma Murphy (Oklahoma Voice) for […]

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June 17, 2024  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance New York: “Mayor Adams’ 2021 Campaign Stopped Replying to NYC Watchdog. It Still Got Public Funds.” by Brigid Bergin for Gothamist Elections Montana: “Political Practices Commissioner Rules That AG Candidate Was Ineligible” by Darrell Ehrlick for Daily Montanan National: “Stanford’s Top Disinformation Research […]

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National/Federal Supreme Court Rules California Man Can’t Trademark ‘Trump Too Small’ Associated Press News – Mark Sherman | Published: 6/13/2024 The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled against a man who wants to trademark the suggestive phrase “Trump too small.” The justices upheld […]

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June 13, 2024  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Republicans Challenge Party Expenditure Limits at Sixth Circuit” by Kevin Koeninger for Courthouse News Service Louisiana: “Louisiana Lawmakers Refuse to Endorse Child Care as Campaign Expense” by Julie O’Donoghue for Louisiana Illuminator New York: “A Candidate Got $162,000 in Public Money. […]

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June 12, 2024  •  

New York General Assembly Adjourns

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The New York General Assembly adjourned on June 8. Lawmakers introduced various bills on the use of materially deceptive media or synthetic media in political communications. Of these bills, only Senate Bill 9678B passed, which contains technical changes to better […]

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June 12, 2024  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance California: “Libby Schaaf Is Under Investigation for Allegedly Running a Political Committee That Attacked a Rival” by Eli Wolfe and Darwin BondGraham (Oaklandside) for MSN National: “$800,000 Wire Transfer from Billionaire Donor to US Chamber Raises Curtain on Dark Money” by Taylor […]

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June 11, 2024  •  

Meet Our Expert – Allyson Smith

Like the ever-changing world of lobbying compliance, State and Federal Communications, Inc. also pays close attention to the ever-changing world of digital marketing and social media. With the help of our Graphics and Digital Media Assistant, Allyson Smith, we keep […]

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June 11, 2024  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Arizona: “Mayes Investigating Hobbs After GOP Accuses Gov of ‘Pay to Play’” by Jerod MacDonald-Evoy for Arizona Mirror National: “How the Federal Election Commission Went from Deadlock to Deregulation” by Shane Goldmacher (New York Times) for Yahoo News Florida: “Central Florida Political Operative […]

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June 10, 2024  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance North Carolina: “NC Senate Democrats Walk Out Before Vote on Surprise Bill That Could Benefit GOP Candidates” by Dawn Baumgartner Vaughan and Avi Bajpai (Raleigh News & Observer) for MSN Elections National: “The AI Election Is Here. Regulators Can’t Decide Whose […]

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