Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

campaign finance, elections, ethics, lobbying, redistricting

K StreetLobbying

Lobbyists try to save Roberts” by Alexander Bolton in The Hill.

Facebook lobbyist chief promoted to global policy head” by Julian Hattem in The Hill.

Campaign Finance

Rogue donors not ready for Hillary?” by Kenneth P. Vogel in Politico.

California: “CalPERS board member now facing $4,000 fine over campaign disclosure problems” by Dale Kasler in the Fresno Bee.

California: “Fine proposed for laundering contributions to Ed Lee’s campaign” by John Coté in the San Francisco Chronicle.

Maryland: “Md. candidate pays penalty over campaign funds” by The Associated Press on WHTM ABC News.

South Dakota: “Unlikely South Dakota Senate Race Attracts Big Money From Campaign Finance Reformers” by Paul Blumenthal and Sam Levine in The Huffington Post.

Wisconsin: “The Right Takes on WI Campaign-Finance Law” by Rose Bouboushian in Courthouse News Service.


Missouri: “Gifts to Missouri lawmakers are not always easy to track” by Jason Hancock in The Kansas City Star.

Nevada: “NV Ethics Commission Director Resigns” by Jay Bartos on KNPR News.

North Carolina: “Kay Hagan, Thom Tillis file rival ethics complaints” by Burgess Everett in Politico.


How Asian-Americans are Changing the South” by Jake Grovum in Stateline.

Kansas: “Sam Brownback Has Made Enemies, May Lose Election” by Alan Greenblatt in Governing.

State Legislatures

New Jersey: “N.J. lawmaker tries to limit new bills … by introducing a new bill” by Matt Friedman on NJ.com.


Alabama: “Supreme Court’s new session could bring decisions on huge issues” by Irin Carmon and Ned Resnikoff on MSNBC.

South Carolina: “Supreme Court Rejects Appeal On South Carolina Redistricting” by The Associated Press in The Huffington Post.

Tech and Social Media

West Virginia: “Statehouse Beat: New computer system experiencing turbulence” by Phil Kabler in The Charleston Gazette.