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April 4, 2018  •  

Wednesday’s Government and Ethics News

Campaign Finance

Canada: “Facebook Makes It Easy to Run Illegal and ‘Astroturf’ Ads, Say Canadian Digital Political Strategists” by Peter Mazureeuw for Hill Times

Hawaii: “Super PAC’s Attack Reveals Gaps in Hawaii Campaign Finance Law” by Nathan Eagle for Honolulu Civil Beat


National: “Young Women Help Lead Campaigns to Success at the Polls” by Michael Tackett for New York Times


National: “Top Pruitt aide at EPA also shopped for housing on his behalf” by Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis for Washington Post

National: “Pruitt Had a $50-a-Day Condo Linked to Lobbyists. Their Client’s Project Got Approved.” by Eric Lipton for New York Times

National: “Elizabeth Esty, Saying She Mishandled Abuse Claim, Won’t Defend House Seat” by Liam Stack for New York Times

National: “The FBI Says Bob Brady and Marjorie Margolies Conspired to Violate Election Laws. Why Weren’t They Charged?” by Andrew Seidman for Philadelphia Inquirer

National: “First Sentence Handed Down in Mueller Probe” by Spencer Hsu for Washington Post

Arizona: “Lawmaker: Prosecutors investigating ‘sexually explicit communications’ tied to House probe” by Yvonne Wingett Sanchez for Arizona Republic

Tech and Social Media

Maryland: “Maryland, ACLU Reach Settlement Over Governor Deleting Critical Comments on His Facebook Page” by Ovetta Wiggins for Washington Post

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