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Lobbying “Lobbying World” in The Hill. “Inside a K Street success story” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. “Bitcoin Foundation Adds Ex-PayPal Lobbyist, Clinton Official” by Carter Dougherty in Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Alabama: “Bill to limit Ala. legislator lobbying revised” […]

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Lobbying “Bottom Line” in The Hill. California: “Fourth client drops lobbyist firm hit with record fines” by Patrick McGreevy in the Los Angeles Times. Washington: “Lobbyist Paid Meals Legislation Appears To Die In Washington Statehouse” by Austin Jenkins in KUOW. […]

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March 10, 2014  •  

Monday News Roundup

Lobbying “Roscoe Bartlett, defense lobbyist” by Austin Wright in Politico. “Lobbying Firm Patton Boggs Fights for Itself” by Jennifer Smith and Elizabeth Williamson in The Wall Street Journal. Canada: “Lawmakers top lobbyists in annual hockey game” by JulieAnn McKellogg and […]

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The Senate has approved a new version of a bill to overhaul ethics. The Senate version of House Bill 3945 requires public officials to report sources of private income, but not the amounts paid. The bill creates educational ethics seminars […]

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        National: Outrage Over Sexist Remarks Turns Into a Political Fund-Raising Tool New York Times – Amy Choziak | Published: 2/27/2014 With a record number of women in Congress and dozens more on the ballot, gender-charged attacks – […]

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March 6, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

Lobbying “K Street gears up for Hillary” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill. “Groups Try to Mute the Comcast Lobby | K Street Files” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call. Louisiana: “Former Jindal aide Rainwater looks to lobbying, consulting” by […]

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Lobbying “Lobbying World” in The Hill. Kentucky: “Ethics Reporter: First month of session sees one-month record of $1.9 million for lobbyists” by the Kentucky Ethics Commission in KY Forward. Wisconsin: “Wisconsin senator seeks to allow in-session lobbyist checks” by Patrick […]

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Lobbying “Bottom Line” in The Hill. “Wyden’s rise starts K Street bidding war” by Megan R. Wilson and Kevin Bogardus in The Hill. “Hollywood’s Top Lobbying Group Is Sponsoring CPAC” by Nikki Schwab in U.S. News & World Report. Campaign […]

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Trenton Mayor Tony Mack was removed from office February 26 after a jury found him guilty of crimes of dishonesty. Mack is ineligible to hold public office in the future and lost his tax-payer funded pension. City Council President George […]

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March 3, 2014  •  

Ethics Reform in Virginia

  Virginia’s lack of gift laws has been thrown into the spotlight recently with the federal indictment of former Gov. Bob McDonnell. McDonnell became embroiled in scandal after accepting gifts worth thousands of dollars from Star Scientific CEO Jonnie Williams. […]

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March 3, 2014  •  

Monday News Roundup

Lobbying “Lobby shop strikes gold with Wyden hire” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. “Comcast now a $19 million lobbying powerhouse” by Todd Shields, Stephanie Green and Laura Litvan (Bloomberg News) in the Chicago Tribune. “David L. Cohen quite […]

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Jane Feldman is stepping down as Executive Director of the Colorado Independent Ethics Commission. She is the first and only director to serve, as the commission is a product of a 2006 ethics ballot measure. Luis Toro, director of Colorado […]

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        National: In Some States, gaming Industry Consultants Double as Gambling Regulators Las Vegas Review-Journal – Hannah Dreier (Associated Press) | Published: 2/23/2014 As more cities and states embrace legalized gambling across the country, private companies are being […]

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  Comprehensive ethics reform has advanced through the House of Delegates. Senate Bill 649 was passed by the House on February 26 with a committee substitute. The passed bill included an amendment prohibiting the governor and attorney general from accepting […]

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