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Governor Mike Dunleavy - by The Alaska Landmine

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy intends to call two special sessions during the summer on May 20 and August 2. Dunleavy will task lawmakers with addressing the state budget and the Permanent Fund dividend. The Legislature’s regular session is scheduled to […]

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Ohio Statehouse

Following the indictment of former House Speaker Larry Householder on federal racketeering charges in the biggest bribery case in Ohio history, lawmakers are seeking to shed more light on dark money groups through legislation. House Bill 13, entitled the Light […]

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British Columbia Legislature

On May 12, the British Columbia Office of the Registrar of Lobbyists released an updated guidance document concerning provincial entities. The most prominent update concerns reporting when lobbying regional health authorities. The Office of the Registrar interprets health authorities to […]

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National/Federal ‘A Perpetual Motion Machine’: How disinformation drives voting laws New York Times – Maggie Astor | Published: 5/13/2021 Former President Trump’s months-long campaign to delegitimize the 2020 election did not overturn the results. But his unfounded claims shattered his supporters’ […]

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South Carolina Capitol Building

The South Carolina General Assembly has recessed the 2021 session on May 13, after adopting an adjournment resolution extending the 2021 session. The General Assembly has scheduled several dates throughout the month of June to reconvene for a couple of […]

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Idaho Capitol Building - JSquish

On May 12, the Idaho Senate adjourned and the House of Representatives voted to recess ending the longest legislative session in Idaho’s history. Passed legislation included campaign finance bills to prohibit foreign political contributions, enable candidate contribution transfers from one […]

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May 13, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “An Influential PAC Group Is Telling Businesses to Restart Political Donations, Including to GOP Lawmakers Who Voted to Overturn the Election Results” by Grace Dean (Business Insider) for MSN Maine: “Maine Money-in-Politics Overhaul Targets Direct Donations from […]

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Cincinnati Skyline - by Mr. RNGAndreson

Cincinnati City Council failed to adopt an ordinance proposing additional campaign finance disclosure. Ordinance 2021-01549 would have required the mayor and City Council members to report contributions above $200 within 48 hours. Only Council Member Greg Landsman, who introduced the […]

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Downtown Wichita - by StarksWinter

Wichita City Council members will no longer be left to police themselves on ethics violations after passing a long-awaited and much-debated policy on May 11. The ethics policy sets gift limits for elected and appointed city officials for the first […]

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The Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission electronic filing systems will be down and offline for scheduled maintenance on Thursday, May 13 from 8 a.m. to noon. The offline systems will include the candidate filing system, noncandidate committee filing system, and the […]

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May 12, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Georgia: “Gov. Kemp Signs Bill Allowing More Money to Flow into Georgia Politics” by Staff for Rome News-Tribune Wyoming: “Federal Elections Commission Fines Wyo GOP $52,000” by Nick Reynolds for WyoFile.com Elections Virginia: “Youngkin Wins Virginia GOP Nomination […]

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May 11, 2021  •  

Georgia Special Elections Announced

Georgia State Capitol Building

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has announced special elections for House districts 34 and 156 to be held on June 15 to fill seats recently vacated by lawmaker resignations. Rep. Bert Reeves resigned to accept a position at Georgia Tech and […]

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May 11, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Elections National: “The Making of a Myth” by Emma Brown, Aaron Davis, Jon Swaine, and Josh Dawsey (Washington Post) for Anchorage Daily News Ethics National: “Trump Justice Department Secretly Obtained Post Reporters’ Phone Records” by Devlin Barrett (Washington Post) for […]

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May 10, 2021  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “F.E.C. Asks Congress to Ban Prechecked Recurring Donation Boxes” by Shane Goldmacher for New York Times National: “Democrats on FEC Blast Decision to Drop Probe into Trump Hush-Money Payment to Stormy Daniels: ‘Defies reality’” by Katie Shepherd […]

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