Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

February 9, 2015  •  

Monday News Roundup

Government Relations News


New Mexico: “GOP Leaders Says Former Speaker Gave Office Space to Lobbyist” by Patrick Malone (Santa Fe New Mexican) for Las Cruces Sun-News

Campaign Finance

Helena-Based Campaign Finance-Tracking Group Gets Prestigious $1M Grant” in The Missoulian

Big Business Crushed Ballot Measures in 2014” by Liz Essley White for Center for Public Integrity

The Secret World of a Well-Paid ‘Donor Adviser’ in Politics” by Nicholas Confessore for New York Times

Illinois: “Ald. Deb Mell Hit with Complaint over Free Rent Provided by Dad Dick Mell” by Ted Cox for

Montana: “Bullock, Ankney Outline Campaign Finance Reform Bill” by Charles Johnson for Montana Standard

Utah: “Politicians May Be Giving Contributions to Charity in the Future” by Amy McDonald for Provo Daily Herald


Arkansas: “Lawmakers Favor Expanded Ethics Panel” by Michael Wickline for

Hawaii: “Hawaii Ethics Commission Fines Current and Former State Workers over Free Golf” by The Associated Press for Fox News

New York: “Malcolm Smith, Ex-New York Senate Chief, Is Convicted of Corruption” by Tanzina Vega for New York Times

South Dakota: “Ethics Commission Killed by House Republicans” by Bob Mercer for Rapid City Journal

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