Tuesday's LobbyComply News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

January 5, 2021  •  

Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance

Colorado: “Aurora’s Adoption of Strict Limits on Campaign Contributions Means Most of Colorado’s Largest Cities Have Controls in Place” by John Aguilar for Denver Post

Ohio: “Despite Bribery Scandal, Influence of Dark Money in Ohio Remains Unchecked” by Jessie Balmert (Cincinnati Enquirer) for MSN

Ethics

National: “In Viral Ad, New Member of Congress Appears to Walk Capitol Hill Streets with a Glock” by Meagan Flynn (Washington Post) for MSN

Connecticut: “Ritter Family of Hartford Extends Its Influence in Connecticut Legislature, Courts” by Christopher Keating for Hartford Courant

Virginia: “Richmond Judge Recuses Himself from Case Involving State Senator Who Has Power Over Reappointing Him to the Bench” by Gregory Schneider (Washington Post) for MSN

Legislative Issues

Washington: “Olympia Lawmaking Is About to Go Virtual. Participants See Both Minefields and Silver Linings” by Sarah Genzler for Tri-City Herald

Lobbying

National: “Lobbyist Brother of Biden Advisor Has Reputation for Deep Connections and Looking to Avoid Possible Conflicts” by Brian Schwartz for CNBC

California: “Newsom’s Friendship with Lobbyist Who Threw French Laundry Party Brings Questions” by Taryn Luna and Phil Willon for Los Angeles Times

Missouri: “Lobbyist Steve Tilley Worked to Steer Marijuana Money to Jason Kander Tiny Home Project” by Kurt Erickson and Jack Suntrup for St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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