Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

campaign finance, elections, ethics, lobbying

Campaign Finance

Tennessee: “Tennessee Sued Over PAC Contributions ‘Blackout Period’ Before Elections” by Joey Garrison for The Tennessean

Vermont: “Vermont Campaign-Finance Limits Survive Appeal” by Nick Rummell for Courthouse News Service

Elections

National: “Campaigns Enter Texting Era with a Plea: Will U Vote 4 Me 🙏??” by Kevin Roos for New York Times

Washington D.C.: “The Voters Approved It. Should Lawmakers Erase the Result? In D.C., a Debate About Democracy.” by Reis Thebault for Washington Post

Ethics

Alabama: “Alabama’s ‘Beach House Sheriff’ Is Selling His Beach House” by Connor Sheets for AL.com

California: “San Diego Council Sets Up Ballot Measure to Double the Salary for Council, Mayor” by David Garrick for San Diego Union Tribune

California: “Vindicated Colonies Corruption Figure Sues San Bernardino County, DA in Federal Court for $40 Million” by Joe Nelson for San Bernardino Sun

Michigan: “Macomb Politician Gets 20 Months in Prison for Corruption” by Robert Snell for Detroit News

New York: “Ethics Commissioner Wants Option to Make Status of Probes Public” by Chris Bragg for Albany Times Union

Lobbying

National: “Mueller Refers Foreign Agent Inquiries to New York Prosecutors” by Erica Orden (CNN) for MSN

National: “Lobbying Groups Join Fight Against Sexual Harassment” by Katherine Tully-McManus for Roll Call