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April 25, 2016  •  

Monday News Roundup


Lobbyists Capitalize on Election Scramble” by Megan Wilson for The Hill

Alabama: “Muslim Activists from Alabama See the Capitol’s Sights, but Not Their Delegation” by Abigail Hauslohner for Washington Post

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Gyrocopter Pilot Who Landed at U.S. Capitol Sentenced to Four Months in Prison” by Spencer Hsu for Washington Post

Florida: “With Uncertainty at Top of Ticket, Republicans Back Off in Some States” by Jonathan Martin for New York Times

Maryland: “Fundraising Ban Loophole Allows Some Maryland Lawmakers to Take Lobbyist Cash” by Fenit Nirappil for Washington Post

New Jersey: “Birdsall CEO Gets 4 Years in Huge N.J. Pay-to-Play Scheme” by S.P. Sullivan (NJ Advance Media) for Newark Star-Ledger


Senate Backs Ethics Panel Plan That’s Seen as Too Little, Too Late” by Mark Johnson for

Missouri: “State Lawmakers Send Ethics Bills to Governor” by Summer Ballentine (Associated Press) for Springfield News-Leader

Pennsylvania:”Mike Fleck, Allentown Mayor’s Adviser, Friend Charged in FBI Probe” by Emily Opilo and Peter Hall for Allentown Morning Call

Indiana: “Indiana Lawmaker Defends Taking Family on California Trip” by Brian Slodysko (Associated Press) for Sacramento Bee


Special Election Results Buoy Hope for Reform” by David Howard King for Gotham Gazette

Pro-Hillary Super PAC to ‘Correct’ Reddit and Facebook” by Steven Klett for Epoch Times

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