Wednesday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup

campaign finance, elections, ethics, lobbying
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Lobbying

California: “Big Oil Pulls Democratic Lawmakers Through the Revolving Door” by Lauren Rosenhall for CALmatters

Missouri: “Will a Former Aide Break Greitens’ Ethics Rule?” by Kurt Greitens for St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Campaign Finance

The ‘Resistance,’ Raising Big Money, Upends Liberal Politics” by Kenneth Vogel for New York Times

California: “State Will Consider Lifting Contribution Limits to California Legislators’ Legal Defense Funds” by Patrick McGreevy for Los Angeles Times

Ethics

Ethics Chief ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Actions by Top Federal Officials” by Eric Lipton for New York Times

Alaska: “Lt. Gov. Mallott Approves Per Diem Ballot Measure” by James Brooks for Juneau Empire

Elections

How Russia Harvested American Rage to Reshape U.S. Politics” by Nicholas Confessore and Daisuke Wakabayashi for New York Times

An Exodus from Puerto Rico Could Remake Florida Politics” by Michael Tackett for New York Times