Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

September 12, 2016  •  

Monday News Roundup


Lobbyists Prepare for Clinton Win” by Megan Wilson for The Hill

Campaign Finance

Prolific Donor Trump, Often Skirted Rules, Paid Fines” by Drew Griffin, David Fitzpatrick, and Tom LoBianco for CNN

California: “Political Paradox? Prop. 59 Asks Californians to Condemn a Big-Money System Long Used Here” by Laurel Rosenhall for

Illinois: “Judge: Illinois campaign finance law constitutional” by Michael Tarm (Associated Press) for State Journal-Register

Oregon: “Portland Reconsiders Public Money for Political Campaigns” by Brad Schmidt for Portland Oregonian

South Dakota: “Panel Ponders Allowing Businesses to Open Checkbooks for Candidates” by Bob Mercer for Black Hills Pioneer


California: “Scandal Plagues City of Commerce, but Generous Services Help Blunt Public Scrutiny” by Adam Elmahrek for Los Angeles Times


Hillary Clinton’s ‘Invisible Guiding Hand’” by Shane Goldmacher for Politico

Minnesota: “U Launches First-of-Its-Kind Program for Elections Officials” by Kelly Smith for Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Texas: “Court Filing Accuses Texas of Misleading Voters Without IDs” by Michael Wines for New York Times

Legislative Issues

Tennessee: “Beth Harwell: Jeremy Durham expulsion vote will happen” by Joel Ebert and Dave Boucher for The Tennessean

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