Thursday's LobbyComply News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

May 20, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance

National: “FBI Probing Possible Illegal Donations to Susan Collins PAC and Congressional Campaign, Search Warrant Indicates” by Emily Davies (Washington Post) for MSN

New York: “NYC Comptroller Candidate Dave Weprin’s Use of Campaign Cash to Pay Fine Is ‘Not Permissible’: Election lawyer” by Michael Gartland (New York Daily News) for MSN

Ohio: “FirstEnergy Attorneys: Political donations in federal bribery probe are protected by the First Amendment” by Jessie Balmert (Cincinnati Enquirer) for MSN


Massachusetts: “An ‘Army of 16-Year-Olds’ Takes on the Democrats” by Ellen Barry for New York Times


National: “This Biden Pick Has Worked for Top Offshore Wind Firms. Now He’s Poised to Help Oversee the Industry.” by Joshua Partlow and Juliet Eilperin (Washington Post) for Anchorage Daily News

Idaho: “Advocates: Giddings should be held accountable for doxxing Jane Doe” by Eric Sheridan for Idaho Press

New York: “Investigation of Trump Organization Now Exploring Possible Criminal Conduct, N.Y. Attorney General’s Office Says” by Shayna Jacobs and David Fahrenthold (Washington Post) for MSN

Legislative Issues

National: “Three GOP Lawmakers Fined $500 for Defying House Mask Rules Amid Republican Backlash: ‘Worth it.’” by Andrea Salcedco (Washington Post) for MSN


California: “After French Laundry Dinner, a Lobbying Boom for Newsom Adviser’s Firm” by Alexei Koseff (San Francisco Chronicle) for MSN

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