Wednesday’s Government and Ethics News

campaign finance, elections, ethics, lobbying

Campaign Finance

National: “A Super PAC Has Raised Millions to Mobilize Black Voters. Does It Matter That Its Funders Are White?” by Lateshia Beachum for Center for Public Integrity

Arizona: “Tom Horne Takes on ‘Dark Money’ Despite Past Campaign Investigations” by Richard Ruelas for Arizona Republic

Oregon: “Multnomah County to Appeal Campaign Finance Ruling” by Nick Budnick for Portland Tribune


National: “Despite Mueller’s Push, House Republicans Declare No Evidence of Collusion” by Nicholas Fandos for New York Times


National: “White House Aides Blur the Legal Lines Between Partisans and Public Servants” by Julie Hirschfeld Davis for New York Times

National: “Ivanka Trump Never Cut Ties with the Trump Organization. That’s Turned into a Problem.” by Anita Kumar for McClatchy DC

Maryland: “Security Video Shows Maryland Lobbyist Touching Lawmaker. He Says It Vindicates Him. She Says It Vindicates Her.” by Erin Cox for Baltimore Sun

Missouri: “Missouri Ethics Watchdog Will Be Unable to Meet after Greitens’ Inaction” by Jack Suntrup for St. Louis Post-Dispatch

New York: “Joseph Percoco, Ex-Cuomo Aide, Found Guilty in Corruption Trial” by Vivian Wang and Benjamin Weiser for New York Times

Pennsylvania: “Gov. Wolf Proposes Ethics Reforms for Pennsylvania Lawmakers” by Kate Giammarise for Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


National: “Companies Fretting Over ‘Foreign Agents’ Label” by Megan Wilson for The Hill