Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

October 7, 2013  •  

Monday News Roundup


ALL Response to Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI-1) Suggestion to Ban Lobbyists from the Capitol” on the American League of Lobbyists website.

K Street sidelined in shutdown fight” by Ann Palmer in Politico.

California: “California Strategies walks line between lobbying and public affairs” by Laurel Rosenhall in the Sacramento Bee.

New Mexico: “Ex-official won’t lobby state, company says” by Thomas Cole in the Albuquerque Journal.

Tennessee: “Lobbyists spent more on entertainment in 2013” by The Associated Press in WRCB TV News.

Campaign Finance

Three Things to Watch for in Tomorrow’s Campaign Finance Oral Argument at the Supreme Court” by Rick Hasen on the Election Law Blog.

Supreme Court set to consider donor limits” by Byron Tau in Politico.

After Citizens United, Campaign Finance Reformers Look For A Bold New Approach” by Paul Blumenthal in The Huffington Post.

Get ready for ‘Son of Citizens United’” by Mary Sanchez in The Chicago Tribune.

Minnesota: “Attorney Christian Sande named to Minnesota Campaign Finance board” by Joe Kimball in MinnPost.


Georgia: “Ethics lawyer says chairman pressured her to settle Deal cases” by Aaron Gould Sheinin in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

New York: “Ethics laws outdated, not used” by Alysia Santo in the Times Union.

South Carolina: “STATE HOUSE FOR SALE: SC ethics law a muddled mess” by Adam Beam in The State.

Virginia: “Gift scandal puts pressure on lawmakers to make changes” by Olympia Meola and Jim Nolan in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

West Virginia: “Statehouse Beat: Another bad mark for W.Va.” by Phil Kabler in the Gazette-Mail.

West Virginia: “Statehouse beat: A lot of road time on the state dime” by Phil Kabler in the Gazette-Mail.

On the State Ballots

Pot, Gambling and GMOs on the Election Ballot” by Jake Grovum in Stateline.

Campaign Tech and Social Media

Parnell campaign reports email error” by Becky Bohrer (Associated Press) in the Juneau Empire.

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