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The United States Third Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a district court ruling granting a preliminary injunction against a Delaware campaign finance law requiring sponsors of third-party advertisements to disclose the identities of their donors. Specifically, Section 8031 of the […]

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Gov. Peter Shumlin has signed Senate Bill 93, changing lobbyist reporting requirements. Reports must now be filed for each month the legislature is in session with an additional report in September. The new law also requires identification of lobbyists contributing […]

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Lobbying Hawaii: “Hawaii Lobbyists Fined for Failing to Register with State Ethics Commission” by The Associated Press for Greenfield Daily Reporter Minnesota: “Tomassoni Quits Range Job, Citing ‘Distractions’” by Don Davis for Duluth News Tribune Texas: “State Law Allows for […]

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A news summary where government and politics meet tech and social media: 2014 Midterm Elections “Google, Facebook aim to get out the vote” by Julian Hattem in The Hill. “Cell Phones, Social Media and Campaign 2014” by Aaron Smith in […]

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November 3, 2014  •  

Monday News Roundup

Lobbying “Advice on How to Stay Out of Jail – From a Lobbyist Who Didn’t” by Kevin Ring for Washington Post Missouri: “Missouri Attorney General May Face Inquiry over Money from Lobbyists” by Eric Lipton for New York Times Campaign […]

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October 29, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

Lobbying “Former Senator Tom Daschle Forms New Lobbying Group” by Catherine Ho for Washington Post Campaign Finance “Would Stronger Parties Mean Less Polarization?” by Thomas Edsall for New York Times “Michigan’s New Campaign Contribution Limits Benefiting Republicans More Than Democrats” […]

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October 22, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

Lobbying “Lobby Firms Beat the Midterm Blues” by Megan Wilson for The Hill. “Legislators’ Trips Abroad Apparently Above Board” by Tess Townsend for New London Day. Campaign Finance “Record Public Financing Amounts Awarded to Candidates” by Gregory Hladky for Hartford […]

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The Philadelphia Board of Ethics approved amendments to the city’s campaign finance rules this week. Included in the amendments is a more expansive definition of third party support of a candidate. Campaign materials produced by a candidate and subsequently used […]

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October 13, 2014  •  

Monday News Roundup

Lobbying “Congressman presses Holder for review of think tank funding” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. “Burger King hires former members of Congress to work on inversion deal” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. Pennsylvania: “Threatened with Pa. […]

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September 24, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

Lobbying “Lobbying World” in The Hill. “Americans Are O.K. With Big Business. It’s Business Lobbying Power They Hate.” by Neil Irwin in The New York Times. “TechAmerica Axes Top Government Representative” in Government Technology. Campaign Finance “Study: Major companies are […]

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September 18, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

Lobbying “Under Contract” in The Hill. “Anthony Weiner and the Revolving Door” by U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren in The Huffington Post. “Eric Cantor’s out, Wall Street’s still in” by Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman in Politico. “Lyft hires Gephardt’s K […]

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September 17, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

Lobbying “New regulatory lobby shop hangs shingle” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. “NFL hires new top lobbyist amid Rice furor” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. “K Street kicks into gear for GOP” by Anna Palmer in […]

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Lobbying “GOP staffers seek to cash in as odds grow of Senate takeover” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. “How the Lobbying Top Tier explains an influence paradox” by Lee Drutman, Matt Grossmann, and Tim LaPira in the Sunlight […]

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The Ethics Commission has voted to prevent independent committees from using material produced by candidates in committee advertisements. The amendment to the Election Campaign Control Ordinance (ECCO) will classify a committee’s otherwise independent payment as a “contribution” if the payment […]

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