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Pres. Biden - by: Gage Skidmore

For 2023, the minimum wage required to be paid by US Federal Contractors under Executive Order 14026 increases to $16.20 an hour. Beginning January 30, 2022, all federal agencies were required to incorporate a $15 minimum wage in new contract […]

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December 23, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – December 23, 2022

National/Federal An ‘Imperial Supreme Court’ Asserts Its Power, Alarming Scholars Yahoo News – Adam Liptak (New York Times) | Published: 12/19/2022 The conventional critique of the U.S. Supreme Court these days is that it has lurched to the right and is […]

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December 21, 2022  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Colorado: “The Fair Elections Fund Rollout Is Facing Issues. City Council and the Clerk and Recorder’s Office Are Discussing Last-Minute Fixes” by Kyle Harris for Denverite Connecticut: “Bacon Brothers and Lobbyists Are Players at Lamont’s Inaugural Ball” by […]

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December 9, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – December 9, 2022

National/Federal Democrats Ramp Up Investigation of Kushner Family Business Dealings MSN – Michael Kranish (Washington Post) | Published: 12/7/2022 Democrats on a pair of congressional committees launched a new effort to obtain information about whether Jared Kushner’s actions on U.S. policy […]

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December 8, 2022  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Oklahoma: “With Weak Laws and Little Enforcement, Oklahoma Sees Record-Breaking Dark Money Spending” by Clifton Adcock for The Frontier Washington: “WA Appeals Court Largely Upholds Eyman Campaign Finance Violations” by David Gutman for Seattle Times Elections North Carolina: […]

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December 7, 2022  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Trump’s Committee Paying for Lawyers of Key Mar-a-Lago Witnesses” by Devlin Barrett, Josh Dawsey, and Isaac Stanley-Becker (Washington Post) for MSN Elections National: “Justice Dept. Subpoenas Ariz., Mich., Wis. Officials for Trump Communications” by Amy Gardner, Isaac […]

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November 23, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – November 23, 2022

National/Federal Cigars, Booze, Money: How a lobbying blitz made sports betting ubiquitous Yahoo News – Eric Lipton and Kenneth Vogel (New York Times) | Published: 11/20/2022 In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the federal prohibition on sports betting was unconstitutional. […]

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November 18, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – November 18, 2022

National/Federal Conservative Group Pressing States to Adopt Laws Protecting Companies from ‘Political Boycotts’: Report Yahoo News – Jared Gans (The Hill) | Published: 11/11/2022 A conservative group is planning to push state lawmakers across the country to adopt legislation to shield […]

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November 16, 2022  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Tennessee: “Campaign Finance Watchdog Files Complaint Against Harwell” by Sam Stockard for Tennessee Lookout Elections National: “Trump, Who as President Fomented an Insurrection, Says He Is Running Again” by Isaac Arnsdorf (Washington Post) for MSN National: “They Rallied […]

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November 11, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – November 11, 2022

National/Federal Democrats Buck Midterm History to Win Control of 4 States Yahoo News – David Lieb (Associated Press) | Published: 11/9/2022 Defying historic midterm trends, Democrats wrested control of state legislative chambers away from Republicans in Michigan and Minnesota while also […]

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November 9, 2022  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “The FEC Isn’t Enforcing the Law. Does It Even Matter?” by Russ Choma for Mother Jones Oregon: “NRA Committee to Be Fined for Delay in Reporting Donation to Campaign against Oregon Measure 114 Gun Control Initiative” by […]

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October 28, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – October 28, 2022

National/Federal Bannon Gets 4 Months Jail Term for Defying Jan. 6 Committee Subpoena Yahoo News – Kyle Cheney and Josh Gerstein (Politico) | Published: 10/21/2022 A judge sentenced longtime Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon to four months in jail for defying […]

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September 23, 2022  •  

News You Can Use Digest – September 23, 2022

National/Federal A Landmark Supreme Court Fight Over Social Media Now Looks Likely MSN – Robert Barnes and Ann Marimow (Washington Post) | Published: 9/19/2022 Conflicting lower court rulings about removing controversial material from social media platforms point toward a landmark U.S. […]

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September 22, 2022  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “TikTok to Ban Campaign Fundraising, Require Verification for Political Accounts” by Gina Martinez (CBS News) for MSN Elections Oregon: “Oregon’s Nonaffiliated Candidates Face Long Odds Making It onto the Ballot” by Julia Shumway for Oregon Capital Chronicle […]

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