Thursday's LobbyComply News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

December 24, 2020  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance

Florida: “Michael Grieco’s Fundraising Falsehoods Violated Ethics Rules, Panel Finds” by Christina Saint Louis for Miami Herald

Ohio: “Leader of Columbus Green-Energy Ballot Measure Indicted for False Campaign Finance Reports” by Mark Ferenchick (Columbus Dispatch) for MSN

Elections

National: “FBI Links Iran to Online Hit List Targeting Top Officials Who’ve Refuted Trump’s Election Fraud Claims” by Ellen Nakashima, Amy Gardner, and Aaron Davis (Washington Post) for MSN

National: “Despite Trump’s Intense Hunt for Voter Fraud, Officials in Key States Have So Far Identified Just a Small Number of Possible Cases” by Rosalind Helderman, Jon Swaine, and Michelle Ye Hee Lee (Washington Post) for MSN

Washington DC: “While Incarcerated in the D.C. Jail, a Candidate Fights for an ANC Seat” by Julie Zauzmer for Washington Post

Ethics

National: “Trump Pardons 15, Commutes 5 Sentences, Including GOP Allies” by Colleen Long, Kevin Freking, and Eric Tucker for Associated Press News

National: “New Round of Trump Clemency Benefits Manafort, Other Allies” by Eric Tucker for Associated Press News

Ohio: “Ohio Lawmakers Do Nothing on Scandal-Tainted House Bill” by Jessie Balmert (Cincinnati Enquirer) for MSN

South Carolina: “Richland Councilwoman Accused of Corruption as Prosecutor Criticizes County Spending” by David Travis Bland, Bristow Marchant, and Sarah Ellis (The State) for MSN

Texas: “Developer Sherman Roberts Indicted on Charges of Bribing Dwaine Caraway and Carolyn Davis” by Matt Goodman for D Magazine

Lobbying

North Dakota: “Attorney General: North Dakota Ethics Commission can write lobbying definitions” by Jack Dura for Bismarck Tribune

Redistricting

Colorado: “How Colorado’s New Redistricting Commissions Will Navigate a Political Swamp in 2021” by Jon Murray (Denver Post) for Bloomfield Enterprise

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