Wednesday Government Relations News

campaign finance, ethics, lobbying, redistricting


Jon Stewart’s Next Act: Lobbyist?” by Darren Samuelsohn for Politico

California: “Measure Seeks to Reveal Names, Funding behind Indirect Lobbying” by Emily Green for San Francisco Chronicle

New York: “JCOPE Denies Request to Shield Abortion-Issue Donors” by Jimmy Vielkind for Capital New York

Campaign Finance

Super PAC Doppelgangers Eclipse Candidates in Campaign Money Chase” by Michael Beckel for Center for Public Integrity

California: “Campaign Money Has MTA Board Members Missing Votes” by David Zahniser and Katie Shepherd for Los Angeles Times

Maine: “Anti-Gay Marriage Group Suffers another Loss in Bid to Conceal Donors to Maine Campaign” by Steve Mistler for Portland Press Herald

New York: “New York State Lawmakers Spend Millions in Campaign Funds on Legal Fees” by Susanne Craig and Thomas Kaplan for New York Times


Massachusetts: “Voters May Have a Say on Boosting Public Records Access” by Todd Wallack for Boston Globe


New York: “Democrats Unveil a Plan to Fight Gerrymandering” by Jonathan Martin for New York Times