Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

August 3, 2015  •  

Monday News Roundup

Government Relations NewsLobbying

Maryland: “Gun Groups Are No Longer Major Spenders in Maryland Lobbying Game” by Josh Hicks for Washington Post

Ohio: “Three on Columbus Council Paid for Football Trip after Bribe Probe Revealed” by Lucas Sullivan for Columbus Dispatch

Campaign Finance

‘Dark Money’: ALEC wants image makeover” by Tarini Parti for Politico

Scam PACs Keep Money Churning, but Not to Candidates” by Will Tucker for Center for Responsive Politics

Georgia: “Student Project Leads to Ethics Investigation, Subpoenas” by Jodie Fleischer for WSB

New Mexico: “Council Rejects Increase in Campaign Matching Funds” by Daniel Chacón for Santa Fe New Mexican

Pennsylvania: “City’s Campaign Contribution Limits at Heart of Fattah Case” by Chris Brennan for Philadelphia Inquirer

Pennsylvania: “City Adopts New Reporting Requirements for Campaign Financing” by Wendy Ruderman for Philadelphia Daily News

Virginia: “Clinton Donors Also Pumped Millions into McAuliffe’s Coffers” by Laura Vozzella for Washington Post


Alabama: “Tom Albritton, Alabama’s New Ethics Executive Director, Wants to Be Fair, Consistent” by Mike Cason for


Billionaire Koch Brothers’ Network Takes Cue from Obama’s Playbook” by Matea Gold for Washington Post

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