Tuesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

campaign finance, ethics, lobbying

Campaign Finance

California: “Facebook Tried to Rein in Fake Ads. It Fell Short in a California Race.” by Sheera Frenkel (New York Times) for MSN

Ethics

National: “Trump’s Lawyers, in Confidential Memo, Argue to Head Off a Historic Subpoena” by Michael Schmidt, Maggie Haberman, Charlie Savage and Matt Apuzzo (New York Times) for MSN

Florida: “Corruption Patina Can Dull Jacksonville Image, Experts Say” by David Bauerlain and Steve Patterson for Florida Times Union

Illinois: “Dorothy Brown’s Office to Get Federal Monitor for Hiring Practices” by Rachel Hinton and Fran Spielman for Chicago Sun-Times

South Carolina: “Longtime Richland Sen. Courson Resigns, Enters Guilty Plea in Corruption Probe” by John Monk for The State

Lobbying

National: “A Courtside View of Scott Pruitt’s Cozy Ties with a Billionaire Coal Baron” by Steve Eder, Hiroko Tabuchi, and Eric Lipton (New York Times) for MSN

National: “Lobbyist Whose Wife Rented a Condo to Scott Pruitt Failed to Disclose E.P.A. Lobbying” by Eric Lipton (New York Times) for WRAL

Florida: “Behind Florida’s Payments to Victims, Links to Lobbyists” by Gary Fineout (Associated Press) for Gainesville Sun