Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

August 19, 2013  •  

Monday News Roundup


Canada: “Loopholes in Canada’s lobbying rules leave plenty off the books” by Glen McGregor in

Florida: “Florida lobbying firms showing big profits” by News Service of Florida in the Tampa Tribune.

Massachusetts: “In Mass., political lobbying a thriving industry” by Steve LeBlanc (Associated Press) in the Boston Globe.

New York: “Casino lobbying soars in Albany” by Tom Precious in The Buffalo News.

Campaign Finance

FEC Fines McCain Presidential Campaign $80,000” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

Arizona: “U.S. court to hear challenge to state campaign-finance law” by Edward Gately in The Arizona Republic.

Arizona: “Phoenix critics say non-profit again skirting campaign-finance laws” by Dustin Gardiner in The Arizona Republic.

Arkansas: “Ark. ethics panel fines senator $8K for violations” by Andrew DeMillo (Associated Press) in the San Francisco Chronicle.

California: “State tops campaign donors in 2012” by Raju Chebium in The Salinas Californian.


District of Columbia: “Fourth Person Pleads Guilty in DC Mayor Finance Scandal” by Ron Dory in Epoch Times.

Kentucky: “Embezzler Returns $275K to Democratic Governors Assn.” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

New Hampshire: “NH legislators say conflicts are unavoidable” by Tim Buckland in the Union Leader.

South Carolina: “Attorneys haggled over Haley’s ethics charges” by Adam Beam in the Rock Hill Herald.


Kentucky: “Kentucky legislators hope to tackle redistricting in short special session” by Tom Loftus in The Courier-Journal.

Government Tech and Social Media

7 Must-Follow Lawmakers on Twitter” by Meredith Shiner in Roll Call.

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