Thursday's LobbyComply News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

August 16, 2018  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance

California: “California Democratic Party and Open-Government Groups Fight Proposal to Lift Contribution Limits for Legislative Leaders” by Patrick McGreevy for Los Angeles Times

Missouri: “In Missouri, Group Wants to Bar Lawmakers from Fundraising in Capitol” by Kurt Erickson for St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New York: “Mayoral Charter Revision Commission Votes to Create Final Ballot Proposals” by Samar Khurshid for Gotham Gazette

Elections

Kansas: “Kobach Is Republican Nominee for Kansas Governor after Colyer Concedes” by Bryan Lowry, Hunter Woodall, Jonathan Shorman, Styeve Vockrodt, and Allison Kite (Kansas City Star) for MSN

Vermont: “Christine Hallquist Wins Vermont Primary, Becoming First Openly Transgender Major Party Nominee for Governor” by Samantha Schmidt and Kayla Epstein for Washington Post

Ethics

National: “Pentagon Spokeswoman Under Investigation for Misusing Staff, Retaliating Against Complaints” by Barbara Starr (CNN) for MSN

California: “Ex-Assemblyman Matt Dababneh, Under Legislative Investigation on Sexual Misconduct Allegations, Sues Lobbyist for Defamation” by Melanie Mason for Los Angeles Times

Indiana: “Attorney General Curtis Hill May Have Violated Indiana Ethics Law by Using His Name in Official Television Ad” by Dan Carden for Northwest Indiana Times

Iowa: “Kim Reynolds Says Reusing Iowa State Fair Booth with Her Photos Is OK, Despite New Law Banning Self-Promotion” by Barbara Rodriguez for Des Moines Register

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