August 19, 2013 •
Monday News Roundup
Canada: “Loopholes in Canada’s lobbying rules leave plenty off the books” by Glen McGregor in Canada.com.
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.
“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.