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April 22, 2024  •  

Maine Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

Maine Capitol Building

The second regular session of the 131st Legislature adjourned sine die on April 17. Lawmakers passed Legislative Document 833, effective July 16, to prohibit individuals who contribute to a governor’s inaugural or transitional committee from registering as lobbyists for the […]

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April 12, 2024  •  

Idaho Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

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The Idaho legislative session has come to an end after being extended into the month of April. Notable legislation passed and signed by Gov. Brad Little includes two campaign finance bills. House Bill 664 issues guidelines for the use of […]

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March 15, 2024  •  

Wyoming Legislature Adjourns Sine Die

Wyoming Capitol - By Bradlyons

The legislative session came to an end late in the evening on March 8 after days of debate over the budget. A unified budget bill was passed and provides funding for nursing homes, preschool for developmentally disabled children, and home […]

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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

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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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