Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

June 15, 2015  •  

Monday News Roundup

Government Relations News


Robert Reich: Lobbyists are snuffing our democracy, one legal bribe at a time” by Robert Reich for Salon

Campaign Finance

Corporations Open Up About Political Spending” by Eduardo Porter for New York Times

Legislation Puts More Enforcement in Campaign Finance Reporting Laws” by Mary Snell for Decatur Daily

California: “Ethics Troubles Could Mount for Ex-Candidate Who Missed Fine Payment” by David Zahniser for Los Angeles Times

Hawaii: “Contractor Campaign Contributions Raise Concerns of Corruption” by Nick Grube for Honolulu Civil Beat


California: “FPPC Names New Enforcement Chief, General Counsel” by Christopher Cadelago for Sacramento Bee

Massachusetts: “Gambling Panel Chairman Facing Ethics Investigation” by Andrea Estes for Boston Globe

New York: “Court Orders Disgraced Lopez to Pay $330,000 Fine” by Casey Seiler for Albany Times Union

Pennsylvania: “Elections Chief Sues to Stop Ethics Probe” by Chris Brennan for Philadelphia Inquirer

Rhode Island: “Ex-RI House Speaker Fox Gets 3 Years in Prison” by Katie Mulvaney for Providence Journal


In 2008, Clinton Couldn’t Buy Iowans’ Love. So She Bought Them Snow Shovels” by David Fahrenthold for Washington Post

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