Thursday's LobbyComply News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

March 7, 2019  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

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National: “Transgender Political Candidates Are Increasingly Common. The Money Backing Them Is Not” by Lateshia Beachbum for Center for Public Integrity


National: “In the Middle of His Official Business, Trump Took the Time to Send Checks to Michael Cohen” by Peter Baker and Maggie Haberman (New York Times) for MSN

National: “Payments to Corporation Owned by Ocasio-Cortez Aide Come Under Scrutiny” by Michelle Ye Hee Lee (Washington Post) for MSN

Arkansas: “Arkansas Lawmakers Vote to Increase Maximum Ethics Fines” by the Associated Press for AP News

California: “California Lawmakers Accepted $810,000 in Gifts and Overseas Trips in 2018” by Patrick McGreevy and Tryn Luna (Los Angeles Times) for San Diego Union Tribune

Kentucky: “Kentucky Secretary of State Staff Searched Voting Records for Investigators and Rivals, Records Show” by Daniel Desrochers (Lexington Herald Leader) and Jessica Huseman for ProPublica

New Hampshire: “GOP Lawmakers Wore Pearls While Gun Violence Victims Testified. Activists Were Outraged.” by Reis Thebault for Washington Post

Oregon: “Oregon Legislature Reaches $1.3M Settlement Over Sexual Harassment” by Hillary Borrud for Portland Oregonian

Oregon: “Cylvia Hayes, Ex-Oregon First Lady, Agrees to Settle Ethics Charges for $44,000” by Gordon Friedman for Portland Oregonian

South Carolina: “SC Politicians, Lobbyists and More 0we $2.4M in Ethics Fines, But Many Will Never Pay” by Lucas Deprile for The State

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