Wednesday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup

elections, ethics, legislative issues, lobbying

Elections

Sharper State Divide in Congress Seen as ‘New Civil War’” by Carl Hulse for New York Times

Bannon Is Subpoenaed in Mueller’s Russia Investigation” by Michael Schmidt for New York Times

Maine: “Maine Republican Party Promoting ‘Fake News’ Sites That Target Democrats” by Brian MacQuarrie (Boston Globe) for Portland Press Herald

Ethics

One Year After Women’s March, More Activism but Less Unity” by Farah Stockman for New York Times

Florida: “‘He Unbuttoned My Jacket and He Felt Me Up.’ Lobbyist Details Senator’s Harassment.” by Mary Ellen Klas for Miami Herald

New Mexico: “Lawmakers OK Updated Sexual Harassment Policy” by Andrew Oxford (Santa Fe New Mexican) for NMPolitics.net

Legislative Issues

Alaska: “Gridlock in Juneau? Not If Alaska Legislators and Lobbyists Can’t Get Their Cars There” by Nathaniel Herz for Anchorage Daily News

Lobbying

Hawaii: “Mayor’s Lobbyist Will Not Need to Register with the State” by Nancy Cook-Lauer for Hawaii Tribune Herald