JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers, business lobbyists and protesters on Wednesday railed against President Joe Biden's planned vaccine mandate for large companies.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Longtime lobbyist Bill McCoshen said Wednesday he will not seek the Republican nomination for Wisconsin governor.
McCoshen served as a cabinet secretary in former Gov. Tommy Thompson's administration.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A judge has suspended Minnesota’s new stricter standards on when police can use deadly force, halting a change in state law that followed the death of George Floyd while in custody of Minneapolis police.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch says she raised $1.2 million from individuals in the days after she launched her campaign for governor on Thursday.
Steve Buscemi found it "almost impossible" to process what he saw after the 9/11 terrorist attack in New York City so was thankful he had a therapist to help him deal with his feelings.
For years, David Paine and Jay Winuk have wanted to turn 9/11 into something positive, as counterintuitive as that might sound.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's Department of Environmental Quality has a permanent agency head after the Senate on Tuesday confirmed Elizabeth Biser as its secretary.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The University of Oklahoma's former top lobbyist is being investigated by the Norman Police Department after a woman claimed he sexually assaulted her, police confirmed on Monday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The energy giant at the center of a $60 million bribery scheme in Ohio has dramatically decreased the amount of money it provides to dark money groups to influence public policy, according to a Friday filing required by a deal with federal prosecutors that allowed the company to avoid a criminal case.
ATLANTIC CITY — The casino industry’s lobbying group has appointed a seasoned veteran to lead them following the abrupt departure of his predecessor.
Total spending from more than 700 potential lobbying groups decreased by more than $1 million so far this year.
South Jersey was in the eye of the storm for lobbying in New Jersey in 2018, with two of the three biggest drivers of spending — nuclear plants and offshore wind energy producers — focused here.
The amount was just under $8 million more than lobbying efforts in the previous session.
Dan Carlton currently is a staff attorney for the Florida Senate Committee on Ethics and Elections.
Commissioners "will deliberate regarding the specific action appropriate for each apparent violation discovered in this audit," the report says.
Bell said the commission is still finalizing what information will be released at the meeting, including whether specific lobbyists or lobbying organizations will be named.
Officials say there are a variety of reasons for the decline.
A liberal campaign watchdog group also is considering filing a complaint alleging Foxconn violated state lobbying rules.
ARLINGTON, Va. — After flying military planes during World War II, raising a family, visiting all seven continents and bungee-jumping in New Z…
Sen. Leah Vukmir, R-Wauwatosa, didn't release the documents in response to an open records request until after settling a lawsuit for $15,000.
Supporters claim a controversial provision of a campaign finance bill will help small groups, but the main backers are two of the state's largest business groups.
A judge says it does not have to provide records to a police union under state open records law.
Republicans Sen. Leah Vukmir and Rep. John Nygren acknowledge the organization has become more transparent in response to criticism, but could do more to tell the public what it does.