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West Virginia Capitol Building - O Palsson

Gov. Jim Justice called a special legislative session convening on Sunday, August 6. The proclamation issued for this special session lists 44 items for consideration including the creation of a new state park and several bills regarding the state correctional […]

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Illinois State Capitol Building

The Illinois Legislature adjourned Saturday, May 27 until their scheduled veto session beginning October 24. Lawmakers passed House Bill 2079, which allows a township officer to hold a position on the board of a not-for-profit corporation interested in a contract, […]

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Florida Capitol Building

The 2023 session of the Florida Legislature adjourned sine die on May 5. Florida lawmakers approved a $117 billion budget that includes $2.7 billion in tax cuts for consumers and businesses, then moved quickly to adjourn their regular session. The […]

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May 8, 2023  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Pennsylvania: “The Super PAC Backing Jeff Brown’s Mayoral Campaign Is Asking a Judge to Toss the City Ethics Board’s Lawsuit” by Sean Collins Walsh (Philadelphia Inquirer) for MSN Elections Minnesota: “Minnesota Passes Sweeping Election Reforms” by Andy Monserud for Courthouse News Service […]

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Mississippi State Capitol - by Ken Lund

The Mississippi Legislature adjourned sine die on April 5 after a little over 90 days in session. This session was highlighted by increased funding for hospitals, roads, and bridges, along with a $100 million dollar increase in educational funding. The […]

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Virginia State Capitol - KWL / CC BY-SA

The Virginia Legislature adjourned the regular session on February 25 after 46 days. Lawmakers considered over 2,800 pieces of legislation during this time and managed to pass over 1,600 bills in both the House and Senate. Notably, the Legislature passed […]

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Wisconsin State Capitol Building

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers ordered a special election to be held on April 4, 2023. The session is being held to fill a vacancy in the Senate District 8 seat created by the retirement of Sen. Alberta Darling. If a […]

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October 21, 2022  •  

Hawaii Special Session Adjourns

The third special session of the Hawaii Senate on judicial appointments adjourned sine die October 20. The appointments considered were nominees Timothy E. Ho for District Court of the First Circuit; John Alberto Montalbano for District Family Court of the […]

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October 19, 2022  •  

Hawaii Senate Special Session

State of Hawaii

The Hawaii Senate convened a third special session on October 19 to consider and confirm judicial appointments. The appointments being considered are nominees Timothy E. Ho for District Court of the First Circuit; John Alberto Montalbano for District Family Court […]

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October 17, 2022  •  

Gov. Newsom to Call Special Session

California Gov. Gavin Newsom

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced he plans to call a special legislative session on December 5 to tackle California’s escalating gas prices. Currently, California’s average gas price is consistently over $2 more than the national average. Newsom has requested the […]

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October 11, 2022  •  

Delaware Special Session Scheduled

Flag of Delaware

Delaware lawmakers will convene for a special session of the General Assembly on October 26. During the special session, lawmakers will focus on easing the transition for retirees from a state-funded health care plan to a Medicare Advantage plan. The […]

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September 2, 2022  •  

Idaho Adjourns Special Session

Idaho Capitol Building - JSquish

The Idaho Legislature has adjourned after one day of deliberation, passing a $1 billion package to cut taxes and increase education funding. The bill allocates $500 million in tax rebates to be distributed to all Idahoans who filed taxes in […]

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New Hampshire state flag

New Hampshire Lawmakers will return to session on September 15 to decide whether to override eight vetoes issued by Gov. Sununu. Because the veto session follows the state’s primary elections, some senators and representatives may participate even after losing their […]

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September 1, 2022  •  

California Legislature Adjourns

California State Capitol Building - Jeff Turner

The California State Legislature has adjourned for the year, but not before passing several bills concerning lobbying, campaign finance, and procurement in the twilight hours of the session. Among the bills currently awaiting signature by Gov. Gavin Newsom are Senate […]

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