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January 30, 2017  •  

Monday Government Relations and Ethics News

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Texas: “Under New Reality, Austin Council Members Can Raise Funds Year-Round” by Nolan Hicks for Austin American-Statesman


Report Cites Growing Corruption, Sees Link with Rising Populism” by Andrea Shalal for Reuters

Felony Charges for Journalists Arrested at Inauguration Protests Raise Fears for Press Freedom” by Jonah Engel Bromwich for New York Times

At Trump’s Mar-a-Lago, the Price for Joining the ‘Winter White House’ Has Doubled” by Drew Harwell for Washington Post

Kentucky: “Consultant Admits to Longmeyer Bribery Scheme” by Tom Loftus for Louisville Courier-Journal

West Virginia: “Armstead to Address Ethics Request After Session” by Phil Kabler for Charleston Gazette

Legislative Issues

Trump’s Flashy Executive Actions Could Run Aground” by Isaac Arnsdorf, Josh Dawsey, and Seung Min Kim for Politico

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