Monday Government Relations News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

January 16, 2017  •  

Monday Government Relations News Roundup


Florida: “NRA’s Influence with Florida Lawmakers Is Powerful” by Steve Bousquet (Tampa Times) for Bradenton Herald

Campaign Finance

Trump Tweet About L. L. Bean Underscores Potential Danger for Brands” by Daniel Victor for The New York Times

California: “State Watchdog Agency Investigating after Times Report on Political Donations” by Emily Alpert Reyes and David Zahniser for Los Angeles Times

District of Columbia: “In a City Plagued by Pay-to-Play Politics, an Important Decision Looms for D.C.” by Aaron Davis for The Washington Post

Washington: “Lawmakers in Olympia Seek New Campaign-Disclosure and Ethics Rules” by Joseph O’Sullivan for Seattle Times


After Trump Rebuke, Federal Ethics Chief Called to Testify Before House Lawmakers” by Lisa Rein, Tom Hamburger, and Mike DeBonis for The Washington Post

Maryland: “Democrat Michael Vaughn of Prince George’s Resigns from State Legislature” by Ovetta Wiggins for The Washington Post

Montana: “Republican Lawmakers Try to Cut Off Campaign Regulator’s Pay” by Matt Volz (Associated Press) for SF Gate

Tennessee: “House Lawmakers Must Disclose Political Junkets” by Joel Ebert for The Tennessean

Texas: “Top House Republican Says Dark Money Debate Won’t Kill Ethics Reform” by Jay Root for Texas Tribune

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