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Q: I want to sell my company’s product to a state or local government entity. Do I need to register as a lobbyist? A: Jurisdictions approach the issue of procurement lobbying differently and registration requirements can vary widely from one […]

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The Legislature quietly adjourned sine die on March 7 after passing a procurement and campaign finance bill. House Bill 1471 modifies the state procurement procedures and revises definitions concerning competitive, sole source, convenience, and emergency goods and services contracts. Senate […]

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February 9, 2024  •  

News You Can Use Digest – February 9, 2024

National/Federal Luxury Spending, Internal Strife Leave NRA Staggering Into 2024 Election Anchorage Daily News – Beth Reinhard and Sylvia Foster-Frau (Washington Post) | Published: 2/4/2024 In 2016, the National Rifle Association (NRA) endorsed helped catapult Donald Trump to the White House with […]

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January 26, 2024  •  

News You Can Use Digest – January 26, 2024

National/Federal Billionaires Wanted to Save the News Industry. They’re Losing a Fortune. DNyuz – Benjamin Mullin and Katie Robertson (New York Times) | Published: 1/18/2024 There is an old saying about the news business: If you want to make a small fortune, […]

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January 12, 2024  •  

News You Can Use Digest – January 12, 2024

National/Federal Democrats Set Ambitious Spending Plan for State Legislative Races DNyuz – Nick Corasaniti (New York Times) | Published: 1/10/2024 The Democratic Party’s organization that focuses on state legislative races is planning its largest campaign budget ever as it seeks to flip […]

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January 11, 2024  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Kansas: “New Wichita City Council Member Moves to Undo Ban on Corporate Political Donations” by Matthew Kelly (Wichita Eagle) for Yahoo News Kentucky: “Weddle Blames Beshear Fundraiser for Letting Him Make Illegal Political Contributions” by Tom Loftus for Kentucky Lantern Elections National: “Vocal […]

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December 15, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – December 15, 2023

National/Federal Kevin McCarthy Uses PAC to Lavish Cash on High-End Resorts, Private Jets and Fine Dining MSN – Paul Pringle and Adam Elmahrek (Los Angeles Times) | Published: 12/7/2023 As her exits Congress two months after his historic ouster as House speaker, […]

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December 12, 2023  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Massachusetts: “Brookline School Officials Violated Massachusetts Campaign Finance Laws by Sending Emails About Tax Increases” by James Vaznis (Boston Globe) for MSN Elections Michigan: “Whitmer Signs Bills Criminalizing Election Official Intimidation, Curbing AI in Campaigns” by Beth LeBlanc for Detroit News National: “As […]

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November 17, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – November 17, 2023

National/Federal Trump Compares Political Opponents to ‘Vermin’ Who He Will ‘Root Out,’ Alarming Historians ABC News – Soo Rin Kim and Lalee Ibssa | Published: 11/13/2023 Donald Trump vowed to “root out” his political opponents, who he said “live like vermin” as […]

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November 15, 2023  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance Delaware: “How Hall-Long’s Refusal to Release Audit Findings Sparked Elections Reform Talks” by Amanda Fries (Delaware News Journal) for Yahoo News National: “Ex-Fundraiser for George Santos Pleads Guilty to Posing as Congressional Aide to Raise Campaign Cash” by Dave Collins for Associated […]

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November 13, 2023  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance National: “Donald Trump Exempt from Campaign Finance Laws: FEC commissioner” by Kate Plummer (Newsweek) for MSN Kentucky: “Weddle’s Excess Giving to Beshear, Kentucky Democratic Party Under Investigation” by Tom Loftus for Kentucky Lantern Elections National: “Democrats, No Longer Squeamish on Abortion, Lean into […]

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November 10, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – November 10, 2023

National/Federal To Help 2024 Voters, Meta Says It Will Begin Labeling Political Ads That Use AI-Generated Imagery ABC News – David Klepper (Associated Press) | Published: 11/8/2023 Facebook and Instagram will require political ads running on their platforms to disclose if they […]

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October 27, 2023  •  

News You Can Use Digest – October 27, 2023

National/Federal Meadows Granted Immunity, Tells Smith He Warned Trump About 2020 Claims: Sources ABC News – Katherine Faulders, Mike Levine, and Alexander Mallin | Published: 10/24/2023 Former President Trump’s final chief of staff in the White House, Mark Meadows, has spoken with […]

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October 26, 2023  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Elections National: “Meadows Granted Immunity, Tells Smith He Warned Trump About 2020 Claims: Sources” by Katherine Faulders, Mike Levine, and Alexander Mallin for ABC News New Hampshire: “Breaking with Longstanding Tradition, Biden Won’t Appear on New Hampshire’s Primary Ballot” by Francesca Chambers (USA Today) […]

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