Friday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

September 14, 2012  •  

Friday News Roundup

Friday NewsCampaign Finance

House Dems push new campaign finance reform” by T.W. Farnam in the Washington Post.

FEC move on wireless campaign contributions could aid Democrats” by Adam Mazmanian in Nextgov.

Groups Ask Appeals Court to Keep Issue-Ad Donors Secret” by Tom Schoenberg in Bloomberg News.

US election system criticised over finance rules and voting restrictions” by Karen McVeigh in The Guardian.

Minnesota:  “Campaign Finance Board stands by ‘John Doe decision’” by Tom Scheck in MPR News.

“’Citizens United’ on the Corporate Court” by Jamie Raskin in The Nation.


Lansing lobbyists’ spending on record pace” by Rich Robinson in the Michigan Campaign Finance Network.


Gov. Christie to stop showing GOP-produced video before town hall meetings” by Jenna Portnoy in the Star-Ledger.

Social Media

New Tool Verifies Authenticity of Gov’t Social Media Sites” by John K. Higgins in E-Commerce Times.


Serious problems still exist’ with redistricting maps, attorney tells Pennsylvania Supreme Court” by Nick Malawskey in the Patriot-News.

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