Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

December 15, 2014  •  

Monday News Roundup

Government Relations NewsLobbying

Dale Mallory Sentenced: ‘Nobody could ever buy my vote’” by Chrissie Thompson for Cincinnati Enquier

Campaign Finance

The Special Powers of Super PACS, and Not Just for Federal Elections” by Derek Willis for New York Times

Registration Rule for Political Groups Ruled Too Vague” by Howard Fischer (Capitol Media Services) for Arizona Daily Sun

Koch-Backed Group Sues Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris Over Donor List” by Melanie Mason for Los Angeles Times

Ethics

Energy Firms in Secretive Alliance with Attorneys General” by Eric Lipton for New York Times

State Ethics Agency Faces More Changes” by Christina Cassidy (Associated Press) for Gainesville Sun

Conviction of Kilpatrick Pal Beasley Likely End of an Era” by Tresa Baldas for Detroit Free Press

Port Authority Board Debates Ethics Rules as Ex-Chairman David Samson Sues” by Shawn Boburg for Bergen Record

After Ethics Panel’s Shutdown, Loopholes Live On in Albany” by Thomas Kaplan, William Rashbaum, and Susanne Craig for New York Times

Rep. Sandra Williams Gets Suspended Jail Time, Fine for Misusing Campaign Funds” by Jeremy Pelzer (Northeast Ohio Media Group) for Cleveland Plain Dealer

McAuliffe: No fundraising in special sessions” by Travis Fain for The Daily Press

Procurement

Ex-Mayoral Aide Accused of Trying to Help Firm Get Camera Contract” by Luke Broadwater for Baltimore Sun

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