Thursday's Government and Ethics News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

December 14, 2017  •  

Thursday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup

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Indiana: “Council Defeats Pay-to-Play Veto” by Dave Gong for Fort Wayne Journal Gazette


‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen” by Steven Erlanger for New York Times

Maryland: “General Assembly to Track Sexual Harassment Complaints Against Lawmakers” by Erin Cox for Baltimore Sun

Mississippi: “Moore Resigns Facing Sex Harassment Probe in House” by Geoff Pender for Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Missouri: “Former Jackson County Exec Sanders Used Disabled Friend to Run Illegal Kickback Scheme” by Mike Hendricks and Steve Vockrodt for Kansas City Star

Pennsylvania: “James Hickey, Co-Defendant of Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski, Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges” by Emily Opilo and Peter Hall for Allentown Morning Call

South Carolina: “Rep. Rick Quinn Pleads Guilty in S.C. Corruption Case in Deal That Drops Charges for Kingpin Father” by Seanna Adcox and Glenn Smith for Charleston Post and Courier

Texas: “This Texas Lawmaker Could Finish His Term from Jail” by Alana Rocha for Texas Tribune

Texas: “Fort Worth School Board President Says Relationship with Linebarger Firm ‘Not an Issue’” by Diane Smith for Fort Worth Star-Telegram


Smith to Take Franken’s Senate Seat, Run in 2018” by Brian Bakst and Tim Pugmire for Minnesota Public Radio

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