Monthly Archives: February 2018

Election Preview: 2018 Alabama Gubernatorial Race

2018-02-23T12:28:21-05:00

Primary Election: June 5, 2018 Primary Runoff Election: July 17, 2018 General Election: November 6, 2018 Governor Ivey Republican Governor Kay Ivey will seek her first full term as Alabama chief executive after taking office in April 2017. The former Lieutenant Governor ascended to the seat after Governor Robert Bentley resigned due to a highly publicized extramarital affair with [...]

Election Preview: 2018 Alabama Gubernatorial Race2018-02-23T12:28:21-05:00

State Legislatures Look to Alleviate New Burden from Federal Tax Law

2018-02-21T12:44:58-05:00

In December 2017, the Republican-controlled congress passed the most significant overhaul to the U.S. tax code in three decades. The GOP lauded the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 as a boon to the American economy, while critics said the law offers a break for the rich that leaves middle and working class families with little [...]

State Legislatures Look to Alleviate New Burden from Federal Tax Law2018-02-21T12:44:58-05:00

Election Preview: Minnesota 2018 Gubernatorial Race

2018-02-16T13:01:27-05:00

Primary Election: August 14th, 2018 General Election: November 6th, 2018 Incumbent Governor Mark Dayton–a member of the Minnesota Democratic-Farm-Labor party–declined to run for a third term, thus creating a competitive election in a state Hillary Clinton carried by 1.5 percent in 2016. Dayton was first elected Governor in 2010 by a .4 percent margin; he successfully ran [...]

Election Preview: Minnesota 2018 Gubernatorial Race2018-02-16T13:01:27-05:00

Changes to the PA Lobbying Disclosure Law Passed

2018-02-15T23:21:02-05:00

Governor Wolf Signs Act 2On February 14, 2018, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law Act 2 of 2018 amending the existing Pennsylvania lobbying disclosure law. The law provides for increased penalties for late filing and non-compliance, and makes electronic reporting mandatory. Specifically, the law: Requires that a Principal, Lobbying Firm, or Lobbyist designate on its registration [...]

Changes to the PA Lobbying Disclosure Law Passed2018-02-15T23:21:02-05:00

New Kansas Governor Signs Order Requiring Annual Sexual Harassment Training

2018-02-09T23:29:26-05:00

Less than a week after taking office, Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer signed an executive order stipulating all state employees within the executive branch must receive annual sexual harassment training. “It is incumbent upon us, the leaders of this state to attack this issue head on,” Colyer said after he signed the order on Monday. “We now [...]

New Kansas Governor Signs Order Requiring Annual Sexual Harassment Training2018-02-09T23:29:26-05:00

Wisconsin 2018 Gubernatorial Election

2018-02-08T12:43:37-05:00

Primary Election: August 8th, 2018 General Election: November 6th, 2018 Governor Walker on the Campaign Trail Republican Scott Walker will seek a third term as Wisconsin Governor in the 2018 election. This is Walker’s fourth statewide election in eight years (a recall election occurred in 2012, but was unsuccessful). Walker was first elected in 2010 as [...]

Wisconsin 2018 Gubernatorial Election2018-02-08T12:43:37-05:00

Gubernatorial Election Preview: Arkansas and Iowa

2018-02-02T13:39:08-05:00

Arkansas Primary Election: May 22, 2018 General Election: November 6, 2018 Incumbent Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson will seek a second term in office during the 2018 election. Prior to his election as governor in 2014, Hutchinson previously served as a U.S. Attorney, Member of Congress, and Drug Enforcement Agency Administrator under President George W. Bush. Hutchinson now [...]

Gubernatorial Election Preview: Arkansas and Iowa2018-02-02T13:39:08-05:00

2018 Gubernatorial Preview: the Midwest

2018-02-01T14:09:19-05:00

Texas Primary Election: March 6th, 2018 General Election: November 6th, 2018 Voters in the Lone Star state will have many decisions to make in 2018: a U.S. Senate seat, 36 U.S. House seats, executive row positions, and the governor’s seat are all up for grabs.   Republican Governor Greg Abbott is running for a second term [...]

2018 Gubernatorial Preview: the Midwest2018-02-01T14:09:19-05:00
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