Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

campaign finance, elections, ethics, lobbying

Campaign Finance

Maryland: “Candidate’s Relationship with Talk Radio Station Raises Questions About Campaign Finance” by Libby Solomon for Baltimore Sun

Elections

Kansas: “Judge Slams Kobach for Flouting Court Rules” by Josh Gerstein for Politico

Ethics

National: “Financial Reporting, Conflict of Interest Rules for Federal Employees Apply to Virtual Money, Ethics Office Says” by Eric Yoder (Washington Post) for San Francisco Chronicle

Canada: “Morneau Cleared by Ethics Commissioner” by Rachel Aiello for CTV News

Arkansas: “Former Arkansas Sen. Jake Files Sentenced to 18 Months in Jail” by Staff for Arkansas Business

Kentucky: “Lobbyist Convicted of Kentucky Deputy Attorney General Bribe” by Adam Beam (Associated Press) for Sacramento Bee

North Dakota: “ND Anti-Corruption Petition Gathers Enough Signatures” by Barry Amundson for Grand Forks Herald

Lobbying

National: “Women Speak of Pervasive Harassment in DC Lobbying Culture” by Megan Wilson for The Hill

Massachusetts: “Boston City Council to Take Up Lobbying Rules – Two Years After Walsh Made His Proposal” by Milton Valencia for Boston Globe