Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

July 13, 2015  •  

Monday News Roundup

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Oklahoma: “Oklahoma Lobbying Disclosures Lag Behind Other States” by Arthur Kane for Oklahoma Watchdog

Campaign Finance

High-Dollar Fundraising Makes Comeback, Raising Concerns about Bribery” by Eliza Newlin Carney for Roll Call


Supreme Court Justices Bolstered by Free Travel, Royalties, Rental Income” by Reity O’Brien for Center for Public Integrity

Florida: “Ethics Panel: Hialeah mayor lied about loans to convicted Ponzi schemer” by Jay Weaver for Miami Herald

Georgia: “Suspended DeKalb CEO Ellis Sentenced To 18 Months in Prison” by Michell Eloy for WABE

Louisiana: “Ethics Report on New Orleans: Lots of progress since Katrina, but long way to go” by Richard Rainey for New Orleans Times-Picayune

Texas: “Texas AG Figures in Federal Securities Probe” by Jim Vertuno and Paul Webber (Associated Press) for Albuquerque Journal

Virginia: “Bob McDonnell Loses Appeal over Public Corruption Convictions” by Matt Zapotosky for Washington Post


GOP Leaders Fear Damage to Party’s Image as Donald Trump Doubles Down” by Karen Tumulty, Philip Rucker, and Robert Costa for Washington Post


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