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It used to be that personal political activity was personal, as long as it did not involve company resources, and corporate political activity was corporate. Companies that do business with state and local governments, however, often can no longer make this distinction because of the ever-growing list of federal, state and local pay-to-play laws. These laws, which often apply to contributions given both by the company and by certain senior employees, restrict contributions that may be made and often require additional detailed disclosures.