Key Recent Changes To Lobbying, Campaign Finance Rules

Law360 (February 5, 2018, 11:45 AM EST) -- The 2018 midterm elections are quickly approaching, bringing with them anticipated increases in political activity along with scrutiny from government regulators and the press. Coinciding with this are a number of new changes in federal and state lobbying, gift and campaign finance laws and regulations.

Below is an examination of these recent changes as well as an analysis of their significance and impact.

Federal

A week after taking office, President Donald Trump issued an executive order prohibiting executive branch appointees from accepting gifts from registered lobbyists...
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