Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

November 23, 2015  •  

Monday News Roundup


Start-Up Leaders Embrace Lobbying as Part of the Job” by Cecilia Kang in The New York Times

Campaign Finance

Kansas: “Wichita City Council considers changes to campaign finance, salaries” by Kelsey Ryan in The Wichita Eagle

Washington: “Seattle provides cash for average political players” by Gene Johnson (Associated Press) in The Detroit News


Ethics Committee Defers to DOJ on Pittenger Probe” by Bridget Bowman in Roll Call

Oregon: “Online financial disclosure system to launch Jan. 1” by Hillary Borrud in The Daily Astorian


Maine: “Maine May Be 1st State to Eliminate ‘Winner Take All’ Elections” by Christopher Cousins (Tribune News Service) in Governing

Legislative Sessions

Indiana: “Four things to expect from the Indiana legislature” by Brian Slodysko (Associated Press) in the Courier-Journal

Kansas: “Kansas black leaders agree on legislative, election agenda” by The Associated Press in The Topeka Capital-Journal

Massachusetts: “State legislative session sputters to an end” by Frank Phillips in the Boston Globe

Government Transparency

Alaska: “Alaska’s Open Data Portal Still Dark” by Nathaniel Herz (Alaska Dispatch News) in Government Technology

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