Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News

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K StreetLobbying

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.

Campaign Finance

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.

Open Government

California: “Bill would let Calif cities decide on open records” by Laura Olsen in (Associated Press) in the San Jose Mercury News.

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