Tuesdays LobbyComply News Roundup

campaign finance, elections, ethics, lobbying

Campaign Finance

Nevada: “Nevada Lawmaker Paid Her Sister Thousands for Campaign Work, But We Can’t See the Details” by James DeHaven for Reno Gazette-Journal

Elections

National: “Analysis: The many reasons to run for president when you probably don’t stand a chance” by Matt Flegenheimer (New York Times) for MSN

Ethics

Arkansas: “Arkansas Legislators Pass Half of Measures Floated on Ethics” by Michael Wickline for Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Colorado: “Denver’s Mayor Has Accepted Big Gifts and Campaign Contributions from People Who Do Business with The City – And It’s Perfectly Legal” by Ben Markus for Colorado Public Radio

Pennsylvania: “Engineer Who Bribed Allentown, Reading Mayors Ordered to Educate Others on Pitfalls of Public Corruption” by Peter Hall for Allentown Morning Call

Lobbying

National: “Political Consultant Patten Sentenced to Probation After Steering Ukrainian Money to Trump Inaugural” by Spencer Hsu (Washington Post) for Seattle Times

National: “Opioid Maker Mallinckrodt to Support Lobbying Disclosure” by Laura Weiss for Roll Call

Florida: “Jane Castor Might Be Tampa’s Next Mayor. Her Partner, Ana Cruz, Is a Lobbyist. Does It Matter?” by Charley Frego and Kirby Wilson for Tampa Bay Times