Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

campaign finance, ethics, lobbying

Campaign Finance

California: Amid FBI Probe of LA City Hall, Council Committee Looks at Developer Donation Ban by Craig Clough for Los Angeles Daily News

Missouri: Appeals Court Upholds Joyce Ruling – Corporations Can Create PACs, but Not Donate Directly to Them by Bob Watson for Jefferson City News Tribune

New Mexico: New Mexico Legislators Took in $16,000 Before and During Session Due to Loophole by Andrew Oxford for Santa Fe New Mexican

Ethics

Kentucky: A Key Player in Deciding the Value of Matt Bevin’s Home Was Appointed by … Bevin by Tom Loftus for Louisville Courier-Journal

New Hampshire: In Votes at N.H. State House, Lawmakers’ Personal and Public Interests Often Overlap by Casey McDermott for New Hampshire Public Radio

Lobbying

National: Scant Staffing Means Few Monitoring Whether Lobbyists Obey Law by Megan Wilson for Bloomberg Government

Alabama: Ward: Bill allowing lobbyist gifts to lobbyists ‘dead’ in his committee by Brian Lyman for Montgomery Advertiser

Colorado: House Gives Nod to Lobbyist Disclosure Bill by Charles Ashby for Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Mississippi: Other States Ban Gifts to Lawmakers. Why Doesn’t Mississippi? By Luke Ramseth and Geoff Pender for Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tennessee: Nashville Government Lobbyists Also Support Pro-Voucher Group, Councilman Calls It ‘Ridiculous’ by Adam Tamburin for The Tennessean