Monday News Roundup

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Government-Relations-NewsCampaign Finance

New York: “Newest NY Senator says she’ll fight for campaign finance reform” by Karen DeWitt in North Country Public Radio.

Lobbying

Unregistered Lobbyists Keep Business Humming” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.

Business Roundtable Head Says CEOs Will Be Visible Lobbyists” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.

California: “Capitol lobbying rises” by Laurel Rosenhall” in the Sacramento Bee.

Georgia: “House vs. Senate on the lobbyist gift ban” by Chris Joyner in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

New Jersey:  “State watch: Hidden persuaders and local lobbying” by David Neese in the Trentonian.

Ethics

Nebraska: “Nebraska’s lieutenant governor quits amid scandal” by The Associated Press in the Los Angeles Times.

From the State Legislatures

Nevada: “All you need to know about the 77th Legislature convening today” by Anjeanette Damon and David McGrath in the Las Vages Sun.

Ohio: “Lawmaking 101: There’s a process” by Jim siegel in the Columbus Dispatch.

Wisconsin:“Lawmakers Have Mixed Feelings About Part Time Legislature” Marti Mikkelson on WUWM Milwaukee Public Radio.

NCSL’s “Legislative Social Media Sites

Open Government

Missouri: “Mo. measure seeks to strengthen open records law” by The Associated Press in the News Tribune.

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