Thursday's LobbyComply News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

January 28, 2021  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance

National: “The ‘Rug Has Been Pulled Out’: Campaigns flop amid Facebook, Google ad bans” by Elena Schneider for Politico

Pennsylvania: “An Appeals Court Upheld a Campaign Finance Conviction for Bob Brady’s Onetime Political Guru” by Jeremy Roebuck for Philadelphia Inquirer

Elections

National: “Inspector General Will Investigate Whether Any Justice Dept. Officials Improperly Sought to Help Trump Overturn the Election” by Matt Zapotosky (Washington Post) for MSN

Massachusetts: “Boston City Council Considers Proposal to Suspend Special Election” by Anthony Brooks for WBUR

Ohio: “Portman’s Exit Signals Uncertainty for Senate GOP” by Burgess Everett and James Arkin for Politico

Ethics

National: “The Road to Clemency from Trump Was Closed to Most Who Sought It” by Kenneth Vogel for New York Times

National: “Millions Earmarked for Public Health Emergencies Were Used to Pay for Unrelated Projects, Says Inspector General” by Dan Diamond and Lisa Rein (Washington Post) for MSN

Alaska: “Alaska Official Who Defended Nazi License Plates Is Removed from State Discrimination Board” by Teo Armus (Washington Post) for MSN

Kansas: “Wichita City Council Ethics Meeting Ends in Charges, Countercharges and Thrown Papers” by Chance Swaim and Dion Lefler (Wichita Eagle) for MSN

Legislative Issues

Georgia: “A Georgia GOP Lawmaker Refused Coronavirus Tests. He Was Kicked Off the Floor for ‘Jeopardizing the Health’ of Colleagues.” by Jaclyn Peiser (Washington Post) for MSN

Lobbying

Connecticut: “Barred from Capitol Due to Pandemic, CT Lobbyists Face Hurdles During Critical Legislative Session” by Matt Pilon (Hartford Business Journal) for KCTV

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