Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

campaign finance, elections, ethics

Campaign Finance

Florida: “Ross Spano Acknowledges Possible ‘Violation’ of Campaign Finance Law” by William March for Tampa Bay Times

Pennsylvania: “Bob Brady Aide Smukler Found Guilty on 9 of 11 Counts in Campaign Finance Case” by Jeremy Roebuck and Andrew Seidman for Philadelphia Inquirer

Elections

National: “Exclusive: Emails of top NRCC officials stolen in major 2018 hack” by Alex Isednstadt and John Bresnahan for Politico

North Carolina: “North Carolina Election-Fraud Investigation Centers on Operative with Criminal History Who Worked for GOP Congressional Candidate” by Amy Gardner and Kirk Ross (Washington Post) for Chicago Tribune

Ethics

National: “In the Age of Trump, Can Scandal Still Sink a Politician?” by Lisa Lerer (New York Times) for MSN

National: “Trump Entities in Maryland, D.C., Hit with Subpoenas” by Jonathan O’Connell, Ann Marimow, and David Fahrenthold (Washington Post) for San Jose Mercury News

Kansas: “Watchdog Groups, GOP Question Baker Serving as Prosecutor, Dem Party Chair” by Hunter Woodall for Kansas City Star

New Jersey: “FBI and IRS Raid Home of Atlantic City Mayor” by Amy Rosenberg (Philadelphia Inquirer) for Governing

New York: “Developer Sentenced to Prison for ‘Buffalo Billion’ Bid-Rigging” by Robert Gavin for Albany Times Union