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Mississippi State Capitol - by Ken Lund

The 2021 session of the Mississippi Legislature adjourned sine die on April 4. The session was mostly uneventful with most of the notable bills failing to pass including a proposal to overhaul the state tax system. Among the measures that […]

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Temporary Canadian House of Commons in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Elections Canada recently published the updated limits on expenses for regulated activities of third parties involved in federal elections in Canada. The Canada Elections Act imposes a limit on expenses a third party can incur for regulated political activities. For […]

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Former Iowa state Sen. Rita Hart withdrew her challenge in a U.S. House race she lost to Republican Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks by six votes. Miller-Meeks was certified by the Iowa State Board of Canvassers as the winner after a full […]

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The Kentucky State Capitol building

The 2021 regular session of the Kentucky General Assembly adjourned sine die on March 30. Among the measures passed is Senate Bill 6, which requires the executive branch ethics commission to establish standards of ethical conduct for all transition team […]

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April 5, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “How Trump Steered Supporters into Unwitting Donations” by Shane Goldmacher for New York Times Georgia: “Georgia’s Republican Party Accused of Illegally Accepting In-Kind Contributions from an Election Integrity Nonprofit in a New FEC Complaint” by Grace Panetta […]

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National/Federal Business Groups Rethinking Value of In-Person Lobbying The Hill – Alex Gangitano | Published: 3/31/2021 Before the pandemic, business groups held fly-ins that allowed for in-person meetings with members of Congress and agency officials. Trade associations are rethinking the need […]

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US Capitol - by Martin Falbisoner via Wikimedia Commons

On April 1, the United States Supreme Court unanimously decided automatic text messages sent to telephone numbers culled from a database of a sender, in this case from Facebook, and not from a system having the capacity either to store […]

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Georgia State Capitol Building

Georgia’s 2021 Legislative session adjourned sine die on March 31. Among the measures passed is Senate Bill 202, which was signed into law by Gov. Brian Kemp on March 25 and made sweeping changes to the State’s voting laws, including […]

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Massachusetts Capitol Building

I am pleased to share the news State and Federal Communications has acquired the lobbying compliance reporting business of MER Consulting Services, LLC, from its owner and founder, Mary Roche. MER has been a fixture in Massachusetts lobbying compliance reporting […]

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April 1, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “GOP Donors Are Hobnobbing in Person Again; Dems Are Sticking to Zoom” by Theodoric Meyer and Susannah Luthi for Politico Missouri: “Former Missouri House Representative Gets 21 Months in Prison for Misusing Campaign Funds” by Robert Patrick […]

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March 31, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Illinois: “Chicago-Based Marijuana Giant Part of Federal Pay-to-Play Investigation” by Jason Meisner and Ray Long (Chicago Tribune) for MSN Elections Arizona: “Mark Finchem Sought to Overturn the Presidential Race. Now He Wants to Run Arizona’s Elections” by Andrew […]

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South Dakota Capitol Building

The 96th session of the South Dakota Legislature adjourned sine die on March 29. During the session, the Legislature passed Senate Bill 112, permitting the governor to fill vacancies in several state offices by appointment with the advice and consent […]

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March 30, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Trump Helped the GOP Raise $2 Billion. Now Former Aides and Allies Are Jockeying to Tap into His Fundraising Power.” by Josh Dawsey, Ashley Parker, Michael Scherer, and Anu Narayanswamy (Washington Post) for MSN Massachusetts: “State Officials […]

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March 29, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “FEC Greenlights Campaign Spending for Bodyguards” by Daniel Payne for Politico Ohio: “Ohio Campaign-Finance Reform Bill Gets First Look Since Emergence of Dark Money Scandal” by Andrew Tobias (Cleveland Plain Dealer) for MSN Texas: “Lawsuit Challenges Austin’s […]

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