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2014 COGEL Summary
A record number of federal, state and local regulators came together recently in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for the 36th annual conference of the Council on Governmental Ethics Laws (“COGEL”).
Governor Brown Signs SB 27 to Require Nonprofits Active in California Elections to Reveal Their Donors
Nonprofit groups that solicit for, or make, California campaign contributions or expenditures will now be required to disclose certain donors.
San Francisco Expands Lobbying Ordinance; Developers, Company Employees, Attorneys, and Consultants Required to Register.
This summer, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a long-planned ordinance amending local lobby disclosure requirements.
Governor Signs Bill Banning Lobbyist Home Fundraisers, Vetoes Other Political Reform Measures
Governor Brown signed and vetoed a flurry of political reform bills on September 30, the last day he could act on measures during the 2014 regular legislative session.