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City Hall in Portland, ME - by: Billy Hathorn

Portland, Maine City Council adopted an ethics code that will apply to the council members. The ethics code adopts and incorporates by reference several provisions of state law, including the sections on improper influence and improper gifts to public servants […]

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Connecticut State Capitol

The Connecticut General Assembly adjourned sine die on June 9. During the session, lawmakers passed House Bill 6574 relating to revisions of the state ethics code. The bill exempts gifts from an individual’s or spouse’s grandparents from the law prohibiting […]

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South Dakota Capitol Building

South Dakota Secretary of State Steve Barnett published the 2021 annual limit for lobbyist gifts to public officials. Each year, the annual cumulative value is adjusted. It is based on the change in the consumer price index for urban wage […]

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Voters in Oklahoma City approved a proposition relating to accepting things of value from private businesses. Proposition 9 amends the city charter to reorganize and update provisions banning city employees from accepting things of value from private businesses on better […]

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