Ethics Reform is Coming to Trenton: Is Your Company Ready?
It has been a little over a month since Governor Murphy delivered his State of the State address in Trenton. In that speech, the Governor promised to deliver sweeping ethics reform to Trenton. Last night, in a live address, the Governor unveiled a comprehensive plan which promises to be the most sweeping changes to ethics reform in Trenton in more than a decade.
Pennsylvania Government Contractor Pay-to-Play Disclosure Deadline – February 15, 2020
Under Pennsylvania's pay-to-play disclosure law, any business entity that has been awarded any no-bid contract by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or any of its political subdivisions must file a disclosure with the Pennsylvania Department of State by February 15, 2020.
Citizens United Turns Ten
With Citizens United reaching double digits this week, now is an opportune time review the landmark case’s impact on campaign-finance law.
Governor Murphy, in State of the State Address, Focuses on Ethics and Pay-to-Play Reform
In Governor Murphy’s January 14, 2020 State of the State address, the first-term governor promised to propose, in the coming weeks, reforms to the State’s ethics laws, financial disclosures, and pay-to-play laws. The Governor highlighted that it has been more than a decade since the Executive and Legislative branches “undertook comprehensive ethics reform.”
The Future of New Jersey’s “Dark Money” Bill Remains Uncertain Amid Constitutional Challenges
Yesterday, a federal judge issued a stay on the implementation of what has become known as New Jersey’s “Dark Money” Bill. The law was scheduled to take effect on October 15, 2019.
Back to School, Back to Work and Back to Campaign Fundraisers
What Smart Government Contractors Need to know about Political Activity Compliance in New Jersey