Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

October 21, 2013  •  

Monday News Roundup


Lobbying bonanza as US firms try to influence EU” by Eric Lipton and Danny Hakim on CNBC News.

Clustering Near the Seat of Power” in The New York Times.

Lobbyists Ready for a New Fight on U.S. Spending” by Eric Lipton in The New York Times.

Cassidy lobby shop goes social” by Catherine Ho in The Washington Post.

Maine: “New lobbying group to represent owners of Maine franchises” by Jessica Hall in the Kennebec Journal.

Tennessee: “Ingram filings call him Haslam campaign consultant” by Andy Sher in the Times Free Press.

Campaign Finance

Get Over It: Campaign Finance Limits Don’t Work” by James Oliphant in National Journal.

Washington’s open secret: Profitable PACs” by Steve Kroft on CBS News’ 60 Minutes.

Pepsi, Coke, Nestle among brands donating to effort vs. labeling genetically modified foods” by Mike Baker (Associated Press) in The Republic.

Montana: “Bullock campaign violated campaign finance law” by Manee Banks in KXLH News.

Texas: “Court Nixes Texas Ban on Corporate PAC Donations” by Jack Bouboushian in the Courthouse News Service.


Alabama: “Alabama considers creating election commission” by Phillip Rawls (Associated Press) in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

Hawaii: “Ethics Probe into Honolulu Mayor Sparks Talk of Reform” by Nick Grube in the Honolulu Civil Beat.

Texas: APNewsBreak: Patrick PAC paid his radio station” by Will Weissert (Associated Press) in the Miami Herald.


Arizona: “Arizona redistricting panel running out of money” by The Associated Press in KSAZ TV News.

Tech and Social Media

Legislative panel to take up Facebook access” by The Associated Press in the Juneau Empire.

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