Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News

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K StreetLobbying

Green shoots sprout on K Street” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Bottom Line” on The Hill.

Reddit joins Internet lobbying group” by Brendan Sasso in The Hill.

Virginia: “Cuccinelli: Va. port allowed to hire lobbyist” by Robert McCabe in The Virginian-Pilot.

Campaign Finance

What Happens When You Break Campaign Finance Law? You Get A Refund” by Paul Blumenthal and Aaron Bycoffe in the Huffington Post.

Oregon: “Several Oregon legislators use campaign money so they can pocket state expense money” by Jeff Mapes in The Oregonian.

Pennsylvania: “Even after the scandals, campaign finance reform is a non-starter in Pennsylvania: analysis” by Jeff Frantz in the Patriot-News.

Ethics

California: “Few lawmakers accept free tickets to the California State Fair” by Patrick McGreevy in the Los Angeles Times.

Minnesota: “It’s party time: Minnesota lawmakers change key ethics rules” by Steven Dornfeld on MinnPost.com.

New York: “Moreland commission schedules meetings, orders JCOPE to save docs” by Dan Mosher in the Legislative Gazette.

Ohio: “Indicted Rep. Beck in no rush to resign” by Jim Siegel in the Columbus Dispatch.

Utah: “Utah Makes Strides in Government Ethics” by Bob Bernick in Utah Policy.

Washington: “Wash. ethics panel examining free lobbyist meals” by Mike Baker in the Seattle Post Intelligencer.

West Virginia: “W.Va. Ethics Commission sets training session” by The Associated Press in WOWK TV News.

Government Tech and Social Media

South Carolina: “Local governments strive to keep citizens informed through social media” on WCIV News.

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