Wednesday's Government and Ethics News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

October 18, 2017  •  

Wednesday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup

Campaign Finance

Google, Facebook Putting an Early Mark on Political Advertising Bills” by Steven Overly and Ashley Gold for Politico

Arizona: “Tom Horne Not Fined After Probe Finds He Used AG’s Office for Campaign” by Yvonne Wingett Sanchez for Arizona Republic

Pennsylvania: “Philly PAC Hit with Record Fine for Failing to Report $160,000 in Campaign Spending” by Dana DiFilippo for WHYY

South Dakota: “Republicans Won’t Restore IM 22’s Contribution Limits” by Bob Mercer for Rapid City Journal

Washington: “Do Seattle’s Democracy Vouchers Work? New Analysis Says Yes” by Gene Balk (Seattle Times) for The Columbian


Efforts to Pry Loose Trump Tax Returns Hit a Wall” by David Siders for Politico

Alabama: “Lawmakers: Required financial disclosures need improvement” by Mary Snell for Decatur Daily

California: “Female Lawmakers, Staffers and Lobbyists Speak Out on ‘Pervasive’ Harassment in California’s Capitol” by Melanie Mason for Los Angeles Times

Hawaii: “Maui Mayor in Political Hot Water Over Money to Nonprofits” by Courtney Teague for Honolulu Civil Beat

Louisiana: “$1.5 Million Ethics Fine Against Lafayette Businessman to Be Reduced” by Claire Taylor for The Daily Advertiser

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