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State and Federal Communications Inc. Releases New Informative Compliance White Paper Titled “Pay-to-Play: Best Practices, Pre-Clearance, and Recent Trends”

Akron, Ohio – July 5, 2018 – State and Federal Communications Inc., the industry leader in providing comprehensive compliance publications and consulting services on lobbying and campaign finance laws for government relations professionals, has released an informative new white paper on pay-to-play.

“Pay-to-play laws present an ongoing challenge for contractors doing business with state and local government,” says State and Federal Communications’ President and CEO Ms. Elizabeth Z. Bartz. “We prepared this white paper to explain the central foundations of a competent political compliance program and to help companies avoid potential brand damage or disqualification from future contract opportunities.”

This white paper covers the characteristics of pay-to-play laws, best practices, the important elements of successful pre-clearance programs, and recent trends in ethics.

To obtain a free copy of the white paper, visit the State and Federal Communications’ website to access a PDF download.


About State and Federal Communications, Inc.

Founded in 1993, State and Federal Communications, Inc. provides government compliance information and consulting to many of the Fortune 500 companies; to trade, labor, and professional associations; and to corporate and contract lobbyists in all 50 states. The firm's in-house staff of attorneys is expert in state, federal, and municipal laws regarding lobbying, political contributions, and procurement lobbying. The company distributes accurate, comprehensive, and timely information through online and printed resources, which its clients rely on to maintain compliance with laws in all 50 states, the federal government, and more than 125 municipalities. For more information, visit


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