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May 3, 2017  •  

Wednesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

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Secret Audit Left D.C. Voters ‘In the Dark.’ Now It Stirs Talk of Election Reform” by Aaron Davis for Washington Post

Canada: “PM No Longer Under Investigation for Cash-for-Access Fundraisers, but Ethics Commissioner Won’t Say Why” by Zane Schwartz for National Post

Massachusetts: “Can a Congressman Use Campaign Funds to Give You Free T Rides?” by Nicole Dungca for Boston Globe

Utah: “Utah Attorney General Makes a Trump Shortlist, and Donations Pour In” by Matt Apuzzo for New York Times


Ethics Office Details Conflict of Interest Rules for Ivanka Trump” by Olivia Beavers for The Hill

Trump Starts Dismantling His Shadow Cabinet” by Michael Grunwald, Andrew Restuccia, and Josh Dawsey for Politico

Minnesota: “BCA to Investigate Bribery Solicitation Allegations Against St. Paul Mayoral Candidate Dai Thao’s Campaign” by Jessie Van Berkel for Minneapolis Star Tribune

New York: “Chaos at Rikers, but City Jails Chief Was Gone for 90 Days” by William Rashbaum and Michael Schwirtz for New York Times


Emboldened by Trump but Divided by Generations, Democrats Look to 2020” by Alexander Burns and Jonathan Martin for New York Times

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