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March 16, 2015  •  

Monday News Roundup

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New Mexico: “Stripped-Down Lobbying Disclosure Goes to Senate” by Gwyneth Doland for New Mexico In Depth

Washington: “Lawmakers Kill Proposed Lobbyist ‘Cooling Off’ Period for State Officials” by Jim Brunner for Seattle Times

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Arkansas: “Campaign E-Filing Bill Falls Short in 1st Vote” by Lisa Hammersly and Claudia Lauer for Arkansas Online

Arkansas: “Paul Bookout, Former Arkansas State Senator from Jonesboro, Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud Charge” by Andrew DeMillo (Associated Press) for Daily Journal

New Mexico: “Senate Panel Passes Bill to End Campaign Donation Limits” by Steve Terrell (Santa Fe New Mexican) for Las Cruces Sun-News


Drugmakers Turn Heat on Insurers by Backing Copay Limits” by Alex Wayne for Bloomberg News

Big Costs to See Public Documents Hider Access” by Michael Felberbaum (Associated Press) for USA Today

Lawmaker Facing Spending Probe Benefited from Donor Projects” by Jeff Horwitz and Stephen Braun (Associated Press) for Philadelphia Inquirer

Jeb Bush’s Emails Detail Communications with Top Donors” by Ronnie Green and Steve Peoples (Associated Press) for Raleigh News & Observer

Committee Says No to Ethics Commission” by Nick Smith for Bismarck Tribune


Absence of 2016 Competition for Clinton Raises Stakes for Democrats” by Dan Balz for Washington Post

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