July 9, 2018 •

FREE White Paper: Understanding Pay-to-Play: Laws, Lessons, and Best Compliance Practices

State and Federal Communications has prepared a new white paper with a comprehensive examination of pay-to-play laws and the characteristics of an effective pay-to-play compliance program. This white paper is useful for politically active business entities who have, or are […]

State and Federal Communications has prepared a new white paper with a comprehensive examination of pay-to-play laws and the characteristics of an effective pay-to-play compliance program.

This white paper is useful for politically active business entities who have, or are seeking, to obtain government contracts amid the complex regulatory scheme of pay-to-play laws.

A strong pay-to-play compliance program can mitigate your risks and facilitate a smooth procurement experience that stays within the boundaries of all regulations.

Have you ever asked:

  • Is quid pro quo considered bribery in exchange for a specific contract?
  • To whom may we contribute?
  • What should we be aware of while negotiating a contract?

This white paper includes:

  • Pay-to-play categorization: focus on restriction, disqualification, or disclosure
  • How and why to implement best practices for making contributions
  • Recent trends in ethical business contributions and procurement laws

If you are attempting to obtain a local or state contract, this free white paper is a must-read.

Click here for downloading instructions – and ensure you and your team can say “I Comply!”

Continue Reading - 2 min read Close

June 20, 2018 •

Why should you be aware of best practices and recent trends regarding lobbying and gifts? Reputation is your company’s most valued asset. Perception is everything. This short educational video is a must-see for all government relations professionals involved in advocacy […]


Why should you be aware of best practices and recent trends regarding lobbying and gifts? Reputation is your company’s most valued asset. Perception is everything. This short educational video is a must-see for all government relations professionals involved in advocacy and lobbying compliance at the state and local level.

Adopting best practices for state and local lobbying and gift compliance will help your company avoid fines, debarment, or brand damage. Companies with a strong reputation for ethics compliance can better establish their role as industry leaders and trusted advisors.

Click here to view this video on best practices and recent trends for lobbying and gift-giving – and ensure you and your team can say “I Comply!”

Continue Reading - 1 min read Close

April 4, 2018 •

New Tip Sheet: Restrictions on Political Contributions from Lobbyists

The 2018 elections are approaching quickly. Have you reviewed the restrictions on political contributions from your company’s lobbyists? It is important to know what restrictions are placed on lobbyists, such as when, how, or how much a lobbyist may contribute. […]

The 2018 elections are approaching quickly. Have you reviewed the restrictions on political contributions from your company’s lobbyists?

It is important to know what restrictions are placed on lobbyists, such as when, how, or how much a lobbyist may contribute.

Knowing state and federal restrictions will help your company remain compliant and could save you a lot of headaches.

State and Federal Communications is here to help you. Our newest Tip Sheet “Restrictions on Political Contributions from Lobbyists” will inform you on sessional restrictions, lobbyist contribution limits, and restrictions on activities beyond making direct contributions.

This new Tip Sheet will provide you with the key information to keep in mind as you continue your government affairs program.

Click here to get this FREE Tip Sheet today – and ensure you and your team can say “I Comply!”

Continue Reading - 1 min read Close

March 21, 2018 •

Free White Paper on Assessing the Health of Your Government Relations Work

Have you assessed the health and overall risks in your company’s government affairs compliance program? Reputation is your company’s most valued asset. A strong compliance program will help your company remain qualified for future contract opportunities and will save your […]

Have you assessed the health and overall risks in your company’s government affairs compliance program?

Reputation is your company’s most valued asset.

A strong compliance program will help your company remain qualified for future contract opportunities and will save your brand reputation.

State and Federal Communications is here to help you. Our newest white paper “Corporate Compliance and Knowing the Score: Assessing the Health and Overall Risks in Your Company’s Government Affairs Compliance Program” will inform you on important elements and characteristics of an effective compliance program and tips to audit the effectiveness of your government affairs program.

This new white paper will provide you with the key information to keep in mind as you continue your government affairs program.

Click here to get this FREE white paper today – and ensure you and your team can say “I Comply!”

Continue Reading - 1 min read Close