Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

November 12, 2015  •  

Thursday News Roundup


Campaign Finance

Florida: “Dade Medical College’s Ernesto Perez Pleads Guilty in Criminal Cases” by Michael Vasquez and David Ovalle for Miami Herald

Seattle’s Experiment with Campaign Funding” by Russell Berman for The Atlantic


California: “California Gets C-Minus in Government Integrity Survey; 47 States Score D-Plus or Lower” by Thomas Peele for San Jose Mercury News

Michigan: “Integrity Report Ranks Michigan Worst in Nation for Government Transparency, Accountability” by Jonathan Oosting for

Missouri “Unlimited Cash, Lavish Meals, Revolving Doors: How Missouri got a D-minus in national ethics report” by Kevin McDermott for St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Nevada: “Auditing, lobbying disclosure among trouble spots for Nevada” by Sean Whaley for Las Vegas Review-Journal

New York: “Report: New York has 30th best anti-corruption laws” by Bill Mahoney for Capital New York


G.O.P. Candidates, Lagging, Rely on New Hampshire to Get Close” by Jonathan Martin for New York Times

Scott Walker Is a Diminished Figure – Except in the State He Governs” by David Weigel for Washington Post

Legislative Issues

Even as House Speaker, Paul Ryan Sleeps in His Office” by Jennifer Steinhauer for New York Times

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