Thursday's LobbyComply News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

August 22, 2019  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance

Rhode Island: “RI’s Board of Elections Remains an Underfunded Campaign Finance Watchdog” by Ian Donnis for The Public’s Radio


Arkansas: “Orthodontist Accused of Bribing Former Arkansas Lawmaker” by Erik De La Garza for Courthouse News Service

California: “Oakland Coliseum Authority CEO Sought $50,000 Payment from RingCentral for Naming Rights Deal” by David Debolt for San Jose Mercury News

Colorado: “Aurora City Council Approves New Ethics Law, Opposes Lobbying Registration” by Kara Mason for Colorado Sentinel

Illinois: “Report Finds Sexual Harassment, Inappropriate Behavior and Bullying Widespread in Springfield; House Speaker Michael Madigan Takes Responsibility ‘for Not Doing Enough’” by Dan Patrella and Ray Long for Chicago Tribune

Massachusetts: “Former State Police Union Chief, Lobbyist Arrested by FBI; Alleged Bribery Plot Uncovered” by Travis Andersen, Gal Tziperman Lotan, and Jeremy Fox for Boston Globe

Oregon: “Oregon Officials Request Criminal Investigation into Newspaper Reporters Over After-Hours Phone Calls, Emails” by Meagan Flynn (Washington Post) for Seattle Times

West Virginia: “Lawmakers Call for Ethics Reform to Deal with Billionaire Resort-Owning Governor” by Ken Ward Jr. (Charleston Gazette-Mail) for ProPublica

Legislative Issues

National: “Cherokee Nation Sending First-Ever Delegate to Congress” by K Thor Jensen for Newsweek

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