Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

campaign finance, elections, ethics, lobbying, redistricting

Campaign Finance

National: “Federal Judge Stops Enforcement of Maryland Election Law” by Edward Ericson Jr. for Courthouse News Service

Michigan: “Snyder Veto Spree Takes Down GOP Power Play Proposal, 40 Other Bills” by Jonathan Oosting for Detroit News

Pennsylvania: “Former Reading Official Sentenced to 18 Months in Bribery Case with Ties to Allentown Pay-to-Play Probe” by Peter Hall for Allentown Morning Call

Elections

National: “Secret Campaign to Use Russian-Inspired Tactics in 2017 Ala. Election Stirs Anxiety for Democrats” by Craig Timberg, Tony Romm, Aaron Davis, and Elizabeth Dwoskin (Washington Post) for Denver Post

Ethics

Oregon: “BOLI Finds ‘Substantial Evidence’ of Sexual Harassment at Oregon Capitol” by Ted Sickinger and Hillary Borrud for Portland Oregonian

Washington: “From Campaign Consultant to Lobbyist and Adviser: The firm that has Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan’s ear” by Daniel Beekman and Lewis Kamb for Seattle Times

Lobbying

California: “As Fires Ravaged California, Utilities Lobbied Lawmakers for Protection” by Ivan Penn (New York Times) for MSN

Redistricting

National: “Supreme Court to Hear Cases on Partisan Gerrymandering in Maryland, N. Carolina” by Robert Barnes (Washington Post) for Salt Lake Tribune