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March 31, 2014  •  

Monday News Roundup

Government Relations News


The Source: Tracking The ʹUnlobbyistsʹ” by Paul Flahive on Texas Public Radio.

The Lobbying World for the Rest of Us” by Rebecca Gale in Roll Call.

Congressman retires, shocks Washington by not becoming lobbyist” by Paul Waldman in The Washington Post.

Kentucky: “Lobbyists Spend $4.3 Million In Kentucky General Assembly” by Jonathan Meador in WFPL NPR News.

Campaign Finance

New York: “Cuomo, Lawmakers Adopt Limited Public Campaign Finance for State Comptroller’s Race” by Karen DeWitt in WAMC Northeast Public Radio.

Activists Push Public Financing Of N.Y. Political Campaigns” by Peter Overby (NPR) on WAMC Northeast Public Radio.


Culture of Corruption II: Scandals taint Democratic Party in tough election year” by Valerie Richardson in The Washington Times.

Privately funded trips common for legislators” by Fredreka Schouten and Deborah Barfield Berry in The Advertiser.

California: “Calif. State Senate Votes To Suspend 3 Embattled Lawmakers” by CBS and The Associated Press on CBS Los Angeles.

Florida: “Florida’s Scott Travels on Corporate Tab as Lobbyists Tag Along” by Toluse Olorunnipa in Bloomberg News.

Missouri: “Jason Kander: Young, In Charge and Taking on Ethics Reform” by J.B. Wogan in Governing.

Missouri: “Pledge asks Missouri lawmakers to refuse gifts from lobbyists” by Rudi Keller in the Columbia Daily Tribune.

Pennsylvania: “Pa. Ethics Law Could Change After Latest Scandal” by Marc Levy on NBC Philadelphia.


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