Wednesday's LobbyComply News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

March 23, 2022  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance

Maryland: “Md. Legislator Says Corporate Funding of ‘Astroturf’ Ad Campaigns Must Be Disclosed” by Bruce DePuyt for WTOP

Wyoming: “Federal Judge Sides with Wyoming Gun Owners in Campaign Ad Lawsuit” by Jim Angell and Ellen Fike for Cowboy State Daily


Georgia: “Augusta Mayor Faces State Law Charges, $800,000 Fines in Ethics Commission Decision” by Susan McCord (Augusta Chronicle) for MSN

Illinois: “After the Madigan Charges, Democrats Lack an Appetite for New Ethics Reform This Spring” by Dave McKinney for WBEZ

New Mexico: “New Harassment Allegations Against Lawmaker Prompt Call for State Ethics Commission to Handle Future Complaints” by Marjorie Childress and Trip Jennings for New Mexico In Depth

Legislative Issues

Mississippi: “Speaker Philip Gunn Uses Secret Capitol Meetings to Pass His Bills and Restrict Public Debate. Is It Legal?” by Adam Ganucheau for Mississippi Today


National: “Russian Entities Kept Much of Their D.C. Influence Peddling Outside Public View” by Hailey Fuchs (Politico) for MSN

California: “Alvarez Work for SDG&E Could Have Violated City Ethics Law” by Andrew Keatts for Voice of San Diego

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