Tuesday News Roundup

campaign finance, elections, ethics, lobbying
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Government-Relations-NewsLobbying

Florida: “Shining a Light on Lobbyists, New Efforts to Curb Their Influence” by James Call for Tallahassee Democrat

Illinois: “Players Ask Favors Big and Small in Emanuel Emails” by Rick Pearson, David Heinzmann, and Jeff Coen for Chicago Tribune

New York: “NYCLU, ACLU Sue New York Over Ethics Law” by Chris Bragg for Albany Times Union

Campaign Finance

New York: “De Blasio Signs Measures Limiting Political Contributions” by Matthew Chayes for Newsday

Washington: “‘Everybody Is in Violation of the PDC,’ Says Activist as Attorney General Files Complaint” by Lisa Pemberton for The Olympian

Ethics

Trump’s Son, Fearing ‘Quagmire,’ to Stop Soliciting for Charity” by Eric Lipton and Maggie Haberman for New York Times

California: “No Charges for Government Critic Who Penned Racist Comments and Images about L.A. City Council Member” by Matt Hamilton and Dakota Smith for Los Angeles Times

Elections

Do It for The Country? Or Don’t Do It at All? The Dilemma Facing Artists at Trump’s Inauguration.” by Monica Hesse for Washington Post