Wednesday's LobbyComply News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

January 13, 2021  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance

Illinois: “Ethics Board Fines Ald. Austin $145,500 For Accepting Improper Campaign Contributions” by Heather Cherone for WTTW

New York: “New York’s Aggressive Elections Enforcement Chief to Retire” by Chris Bragg for Albany Times Union

Ethics

National: “Beyond Impeachment, a Push for Ethics Laws That Do Not Depend on Shame” by Elizabeth Williamson for New York Times

National: “Trump’s Nonprofit Inaugural Committee Improperly Paid a $49,000 Bill Incurred by His Company, D.C. Attorney General Alleges” by David Fahrenthold (Washington Post) for MSN

Florida: “Former Tallahassee Ethics Officer Julie Meadows-Keefe Charged with Stalking” by Karl Etters (Tallahassee Democrat) for MSN

North Carolina: “Charlotte Council Member Announces Sudden Retirement After Taking Construction Job” by Danielle Chemtob and Alison Kuznitz (Charlotte Observer) for MSN

Oregon: “Rioters Stormed the Oregon Capitol in December. Video Sows a Republican Lawmaker Let Them In.” by Katie Shepherd for Washington Post

West Virginia: “GOP West Virginia Lawmaker Who Live-Streamed Himself Storming the Capitol Resigns After Arrest” by Meryl Kornfield (Washington Post) for MSN

Legislative Issues

Illinois: “In Politically Calculated Move, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan Suspends bid for Another Term but Doesn’t Bow Out” by Dan Petrella (Chicago Tribune) for MSN

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