March 10, 2014 •
Monday News Roundup
“Roscoe Bartlett, defense lobbyist” by Austin Wright in Politico.
“Lobbying Firm Patton Boggs Fights for Itself” by Jennifer Smith and Elizabeth Williamson in The Wall Street Journal.
Canada: “Lawmakers top lobbyists in annual hockey game” by JulieAnn McKellogg and Emily Heil in The Washington Post.
New Jersey: “Hospitals were top spenders on lobbying in 2013, report says” by Susan K. Livio in The Star-Ledger.
Wyoming: “Editorial board: Wyoming lobbyists laws too weak, unenforced” in the Casper Star-Tribune.
“Comcast spreads cash wide on Capitol Hill” by Tony Romm in Politico.
Illinois: “Lawsuit challenging campaign financing limits won’t affect 2014” by Kurt Erikson in the Herald & Review.
Iowa: “Is anonymous donating the next big thing in Iowa politics?” by Mike Wiser in the Globe Gazette.
Louisiana: “Campaign finance bills filed for legislative session that begins March 10: List” by Dan Swenson in The Times-Picayune.
North Carolina: “Dark money comes to light” by Mark Binker in WRAL News.
Utah: “Senate panel endorses campaign finance reform bills” by Dennis Romboy in the Deseret News.
California: “California Legislature considers ethics reform bills” by Patrick McGreevy in the Los Angeles Times.
New York: “Assemb. William Boyland guilty on all counts” by John Riley and Anthony M. Destefano in Newsday.
South Carolina: “Book’s sale at park shops needles Sheheen campaign” by Rudolph Bell in The Greenville News.
West Virginia: “Bill would change ethics commission” by Phil Kabler in the Charleston Gazette.
Wisconsin: “Controversial election bills find little support in state Senate” by Matthew DaFour in the Wisconsin State Journal.
Virginia: “Bills of note that passed in the 2014 General Assembly session” by The Associated Press in The Loudoun Times.
Government Tech and Social Media
Minnesota: “Minnesota Announces Civic Tech Legislation” by Sam Roudman in TechPresident.
West Virginia: “Onlookers often rely on social media for session updates” by Mandi Cardosi in The State Journal.
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