June 18, 2013
Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News
“Corporate lobbying fuels coalition craze” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.
Hawaii: “Lobbyist reports say little on sway over state lawmakers” by Anita Hofschneider (Associated Press) in the Star Advertiser.
Minnesota: “Lobbyists Tally Costs of 2013 Minn. Session” by The Associated Press on KSTP ABC News.
“The Next Citizens United?” by Jeremy P. Jacobs in Campaigns and Elections.
“FOCUS: Who’s funding the Senate race? Torturous process delays answers” by David Riley in the Fall River Herald News.
Connecticut: “Conn. Democrats defend campaign finance bill” by The Associated Press in the Stamford Times.
Missouri: “Kander to national audience: Don’t follow Missouri’s lead on campaign finance” by Kevin McDermott in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
New York: “Cuomo Says Abortion and Anticorruption Bills Aren’t Likely to Pass Legislature” by Thomas Kaplan in The New York Times.
North Carolina: “NC House votes along party lines to repeal public campaign financing through tax returns” by The Associated Press in the Daily Journal.
Government Tech and Social Media
New York: “NYC Government Partners With Silicon Valley-Based Social Network Nextdoor” by Christina Chaey in Fast Company.
Pennsylvania: “Pittsburgh Brings Wi-Fi to its Waterways” by Colin Wood in Government Technology.
Kentucky: “Beshear says lawmakers might redraw Kentucky’s congressional districts” by Beth Musgrave in the Herald Leader.
Texas: “House returns for redistricting action, hits snag” by Tim Eaton in the Austin American-Statesman.
From the State Legislatures
Ohio: “Ohio Statehouse could get tighter security” by The Associated Press in the Plain Dealer.
South Carolina: “Lunch, with a side of politics: Legislators dish on where, how they break for meals” by Amanda Coyne in The State.
West Virginia: “House of Delegates to convene in special session to elect speaker” by Phil Kabler in the Charleston Gazette.
California: “Bill would let Calif cities decide on open records” by Laura Olsen in (Associated Press) in the San Jose Mercury News.