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LobbyComply Pod from State and Federal Communications is your source for lobbying, compliance, ethics, campaign finance, and election news from across the country. To learn more about how we can guide you along the road to compliance, visit stateandfed.com. Lobbycomply Pod is produced by Peter Keares, Joe May, and Jon Spontarelli.

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LobbyComply Pod from State and Federal Communications is your source for lobbying, compliance, ethics, campaign finance, and election news from across the country. To learn more about how we can guide you along the road to compliance, visit stateandfed.com. Lobbycomply Pod is produced by Peter Keares, Joe May, and Jon Spontarelli.

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Episode 20: An Extraordinary Year for CSR

5/16/2024
2023 was an extraordinary year for our Corporate Social Responsibility program! In this month's LobbyComply Pod, Joe May, Manager of CSR, shares more about our CSR program and recently released 2023 CSR Annual Report.

Duration:00:04:21

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Ep 19: Lobbying and Social Media

4/16/2024
In this episode of LobbyComply Pod, Manager of Compliance Services, Matthew Gehring, Esq., discusses lobbying and social media. Matthew covers the differences between direct and indirect communication, and when social media posts may be considered lobbying.

Duration:00:03:02

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Ep 18: State Lobbying Compliance and Audits

3/14/2024
In this episode of LobbyComply Pod, Assistant Director of Compliance Services, Jim Warner, covers state lobbying compliance and audits of lobbying disclosures. Jim talks about what to expect when you're selected for an audit, how to respond, and what to include. Jim will also fill you in on which states conduct random audits and what you should look out for.

Duration:00:10:12

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Ep: 17 Federal Lobbying

1/11/2024
In this month's episode, hear expert insight about federal lobbying registration and what to be aware of when lobbying the federal government from Rebecca South, Associate Director of Federal Compliance Services.

Duration:00:08:17

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Ep 16: Battling DEI Fatigue

11/28/2023
In this episode of LobbyComply Pod, Coordinator of Federal Compliance Services Gamble Hayden, discusses the rise in DEI Fatigue and ways to combat it.

Duration:00:04:00

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Ep 15: Happy 30th Anniversary with Elizabeth Bartz

10/17/2023
In this episode, President and CEO Elizabeth Bartz reflects on how State and Federal Communications, Inc. has grown over 30 years. She shares her experience growing a business in government relations and her hopes for the future as we move to a new space and continue to grow.

Duration:00:10:16

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Episode 14: It's time to Ask The Experts!

9/26/2023
In this episode, Associate Director of Research Services Michael Beckett, talks about a much used feature of our website where you can easily ask an expert any lobbying, campaign finance, or procurement lobbying compliance question. Michael walks through a few complex questions our expert compliance attorneys have answered for our clients, and the process used to provide the most accurate information.

Duration:00:04:54

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Ep 13: State Audits of Lobbying Reports

3/9/2023
In this episode, Manager of Compliance Services, Renae Bomba, Esq., talks about what to do when a state audits your lobbying reports. Renae covers some best practices and tips for what to do if you are selected for an audit and how to be properly prepared.

Duration:00:03:50

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Ep 12: Federal Campaign Finance Updates and State Legislative and Ethics News

2/14/2023
In Episode 12 of LobbyComply Pod, Joe May gives an update on federal contribution limits for the 2023-2024 election cycle, the FEC's update on the lobbyist bundling disclosure threshold, an update on party control in the Pennsylvania house, and much more from all across the country.

Duration:00:03:49

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Ep 11: Ask the Experts - International Compliance

1/31/2023
In this episode, Manager of International Research Services, George Ticoras, will share some impressions of the regulated lobbying world outside the United States. George covers which countries have similar laws to the United States and which countries regulate lobbying disclosures differently. George also highlights some countries that have begun to introduce new lobbying laws!

Duration:00:04:48

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Ep 10: Happy New Year!

1/17/2023
In Episode 10 of LobbyComply Pod, Jon Spontarelli highlights some of the most engaging content we shared with the State and Federal Communications Community in 2022. Listen to find out our most read blog posts, highest performing content, and a surprising blog topic that keeps popping up!

Duration:00:02:53

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Ep 9: Corporate Social Responsibility

12/16/2022
In this episode, our manager of Corporate Social Responsibility, Joe May, talks about the philanthropic efforts of State and Federal Communications. Listen as Joe fills you in on the great work our team does to give back to our community and what CSR means to us!

Duration:00:02:56

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Ep 8: Changes at the FPPC and Newly Created Disclosure Requirements

12/6/2022
In this episode, we bring you some of the top government relations headlines from across the nation, including changes made by the FPPC, newly created registration and disclosure requirements for lobbyists in Louisville, KY, and more.

Duration:00:03:09

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Ep. 7: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

11/22/2022
In episode 7 of LobbyComply Pod, we feature Gamble Hayden, Coordinator, Federal Compliance Services at State and Federal Communications. Gamble also spearheads our company's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion efforts. Listen to this episode of LobbyComply Pod as she talks about her DEI journey and working to create an environment of learning and engagement.

Duration:00:03:19

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Ep. 6: Midterm Elections Special Episode

11/10/2022
In episode 6 of LobbyComply Pod, we bring you midterm election results and headlines from across the country. From Arizona to Maine, this was a very busy Election Day and we are here to guide you through all the lobbying, campaign finance, and ethics election results. Take a few minutes, sit back, and let us fill you in on what you need to know!

Duration:00:04:18

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Ep. 5: Special Sessions and Campaign Finance News

10/24/2022
In Episode 5 of LobbyComply Pod we bring you the latest government relations headlines from our LobbyComply blog including: Keep up with the latest headlines at LobbyComply.com and on our Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn pages. Subscribe to our podcast on your favorite platforms to be notified when we upload.

Duration:00:02:48

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Ep: 4 Employee Personal Political Contributions

10/11/2022
In this episode of LobbyComply Pod, we're once again featuring one of our most popular blog posts: Employee Personal Political Contributions, written by Nola Werren, Assistant Director, Compliance Services. Nola discusses topics such as preapproval prior to an employee's contribution, coverage of pay-to-play laws, avoiding potential fines, and much more!

Duration:00:06:42

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Ep. 3: Special Session, Election, and Legislation News Headlines

9/26/2022
Episode 3 of LobbyComply Pod features government relations headlines from across the nation and in Canada: featuring special sessions and special elections, passed legislation, and upcoming ballot issues. Be sure to subscribe to LobbyComply Pod so you don't miss an episode, and keep connected at LobbyComply.com.

Duration:00:03:24

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Ep 2: New Lobbying laws, Legislative Sessions and Special Elections News

9/9/2022
In this weeks episode we cover legislative updates, new ethics and lobbying laws, updated campaign finance rules, and special elections.

Duration:00:03:27

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Ep. 1: Welcome to LobbyComply Pod!

9/6/2022
Welcome to LobbyComply Pod! In our first episode Elizabeth Bartz, President and CEO of State and Federal Communications, introduces our new bi-weekly podcast and tells listeners what they can expect to hear! Here are some topics you can look forward to in the coming weeks:

Duration:00:03:16