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

October 19, 2017  •  

Thursday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup

Campaign Finance

Republican Lawmakers’ Posh Hideaway Bankrolled by Secret Corporate Cash” by Carrie Levine for Center for Public Integrity

US Judge Hears Fight over New Mexico Campaign Contributions” by Susan Montoya Bryan (Associated Press) for St. Louis Post-Dispatch


California: “L.A. School Board Member Ref Rodriguez Faces Conflict-of-Interest Complaint Over $285,000 in Payments” by Howard Blume for Los Angeles Times

Florida: “Ethics Board Votes to Admonish City Manager Over Wedding Banquet Catering Discount” by Jeffrey Schweers for Tallahassee Democrat

Louisiana: “As Quatrevaux Leaves New Orleans IG’s Office, Turmoil and Infighting Abound: ‘It’s vindictive’” by Jessica Williams for New Orleans Advocate

Maryland: “Ex-Liquor Board Director Admits Tipping Off Those in Bribery Scheme to FBI Probe” by Lynh Bui for Washington Post

New Mexico: “Judge Drops One Felony Charge against Griego” by Steve Terrell for Santa Fe New Mexican

Rhode Island: “Lawmaker on Sex and Politics: ‘It’s about a culture’” by Jacqueline Tempera and Katherine Gregg for Providence Journal

South Carolina: “Criminal Conspiracy Charges Lodged against Richard Quinn, 4 Others in S.C. Statehouse Corruption Case” by Glenn Smith for Charleston Post and Courier

South Carolina: “Judge Rejects Sen. John Courson’s Push to Avoid Corruption Charges in Statehouse Probe” by Jamie Lovegrove for Charleston Post and Courier

South Dakota: “Ethics Amendment Campaign Submits Signatures for 2018 Ballot” by James Nord (Associated Press) for Mitchell Daily Republic

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