Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

December 2, 2013  •  

Monday News Roundup

Government Relations NewsLobbying

California: “Coachella Valley, Riverside County agencies spend big on lobbying” by Raju Chebium in The Desert Sun.

New Mexico: “New Mexico lawmakers commonly become lobbyists” by The Associated Press in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

Oklahoma: “Lobbying limits in state up for debate” by Wayne Greene in Tulsa World.

Campaign Finance

IRS should keep its mitts off ‘political activity’” editorial piece in the Arizona Republic.

Feds target nonprofit campaign spending; practice spreads to Wyoming U.S. Senate race” by Karl Roerink in the Star-Tribune.

Campaign Finance Disclosure” by Sandy Hausman on WVTF Public Radio.

New PACs To Make Government Work with Bipartisanship” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

FEC Slaps Jesse Jackson Jr. Committee with a $7,150 Fine” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

New York: “Albany’s campaign-finance law fight appears to cool” by Yancey Roy in Newsday.

New York: “NYPIRGʹs plan to fix corruption” by Dan O’Regan in the Legislative Gazette.


Ethics panel defers to Justice in Rep. Grimm probe” by The Associated Press in the Las Vegas Sun.

Nevada: “Nevada Supreme Court upholds ethics laws” by Sandra Chereb (Associated Press) in the Miami Herald.

South Carolina: “Lawmaker facing ethics case for use of state plane” by The Associated Press in The Morning News.

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