Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

January 5, 2015  •  

Monday News Roundup

Government Relations NewsCampaign Finance

Firms skirting ‘pay-to-play’ prohibitions, advocates say” by Lydia Wheeler in The Hill.

Governors’ inaugurals funded by political donors” by Paul J. Webber (Associated Press) in The Denver Post.

Delaware: “Delaware’s new laws for 2015” by Jonathan Starkey in The News Journal.

Massachusetts: “State task force calls for new campaign finance disclosures” by Christian M. Wade in the Gloucester Times.

Wisconsin: “GOP set for sweeping campaign finance changes” by Matthew DeFour (Wisconsin State Journal) in the LaCrosse Tribune.

Wisconsin: “Mayor’s campaign shows $10K in illegal contributions” by Paul Srubas in the Green Bay Press-Gazette.


Confusion Surrounds Conflict of Interest Cases in Congress” by Hanna Hess in Roll Call.

Missouri: “Mo. Lawmakers Seek Ethics Reform in 2015” by The Associated Press on CBS St. Louis.

Texas: “Political donations preceded $90M no-bid contract” by The Associated Press in the Salina Journal.

In the States

2015’s Top 10 Legislative Issues to Watch” in Governing.

Republicans in state governments plan juggernaut of conservative legislation” by Reid Wilson in The Washington Post.

New year brings hundreds of new laws” by Greg Toppo in USA Today.

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