Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

November 5, 2012  •  

Monday News Roundup


Start-ups aim for a more democratic lobbying system” by Jeffrey MacMillan in the Washington Post.

More banks raise efforts on lobbying” by Carter Dougherty (Bloomberg) in

Campaign Finance

Former lawmakers sit on piles of cash” by Molly K. Hooper in The Hill.

Arizona: “Updated: Arizona group ordered to turn over campaign donation records” by The Associated Press in the East Valley Tribune.

Arkansas: “State senator’s campaign money went to girlfriend, records show” by John Lyon in the Arkansas News.

California: “Fight over campaign donation audit goes to California top court” by Tim Gaynor in Reuters.

Michigan: “Campaign spending in Michigan hits $175M” by Chad Livengood in the Detroit News.

Nevada: “Dollars in the Desert: Nevada State Senate Contest Rakes in Big Money” by Ben Wieder in Stateline.

Oklahoma:  “Super PACs altering Oklahoma’s political landscape” by Randy Krehbiel and Curtis Killman in the Tulsa World.

Washington: “Big names and big money define Washington state election” by The Associated Press in The Oregonian.


2 top Texas judges on ballot fighting ethics fines” by Jim Vertuno in the Austin American-Statesman.

Campaigns and Elections

New Jersey to allow voting by e-mail and fax” by Ginger Gibson in Politico.

In Legislative Elections, Majorities and Supermajorities at Stake” by Josh Goodman in Stateline.

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