Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

August 17, 2015  •  

Monday News Roundup

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How Transparent Is Your State’s Lobbying Disclosure?” by Jonah Hahn for The Sunlight Foundation

Florida: “Trump, Gimenez Let Off Easy after Breaking Lobbying Law, Critics Say” by Francisco Alvarado for

Rhode Island: “Secretary of State Seeks Overhaul of RI Lobbying Statutes” by Jennifer McDermott for The Associated Press

Campaign Finance

Federal Election Commission Finally Names Top Lawyer – Sort Of” by Dave Levinthal for Center for Public Integrity

Donors Descend on Schumer and Others in Debate on Iran” by Jonathan Weisman and Nicholas Confessore for New York Times

Florida: “As Miami Beach PAC Raises Nearly $1.4 Million, Ethics Commission Investigates” by Joey Flechas for Miami Herald

Pennsylvania: “Lehigh County Eyes Pay-to-Play Legislation” by Tom Shortell for Allentown Morning Call


Indiana: “BMV Contractor Puts 2 Employees on Administrative Leave” by Tony Cook for Indianapolis Star

South Carolina: “SCDOT Rule Requires 1-Year Wait for Employees Hired by Firms” by Seanna Adcox (Associated Press) for Albany Times Union


It’s Not Just Trump: Voter anger fuels outsider candidates” by Philip Rucker for Washington Post


Ohio: “Was Council Members’ Football Trip Worth More Than $250?” by Lucas Sullivan for Columbus Dispatch

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