Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

April 7, 2014  •  

Monday News Roundup

Government Relations News


Lobbyists kick in for Ready for Hillary” by Anna Palmer in Politico.

Alabama: “Lobbying for former Alabama Legislature limited” by The Associated Press in the Daily Press.

Kentucky: “Ethics Reporter: Health care lobbying tops spending list first two months of 2014 session” by the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission in KyForward.

New York: “Lobbyists ready to get to work now that state budget is completed” by Tom Precious in The Buffalo News.

Wisconsin: “Lobbyist bill draws sharp reactions” by Bill Lueders in The Dunn County News.

Campaign Finance

High Court Rejects New Campaign Finance Case” by The Associated Press in Time.

Nancy Pelosi pushes campaign finance reforms” by Lauren French in Politico.

John Roberts’s rules of money in politics” by Josh Gerstein in Politico.

Campaign finance ruling shakes political world” by James R. Carroll in The Courier-Journal.

Rep. Robert Pittenger Pays $31,000 Fine” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

California:  “How Will the Change in Campaign Finance Law Affect California?” by Scott Shafer in The California Report.

Connecticut: “Foleys Plead Guilty In Campaign Scheme Linked To Rowland” by Edmund H. Mahony and Jon Lender in The Courant.

Michigan: “Election campaign finance reports in Kalamazoo County to go online under Michigan pilot program” by Alex Mitchell in Michigan Live.


FEC Member Says it Aloud: We’re Dysfunctional” by Charles S. Clark in Government Executive.

Colorado: “Colorado ethics group hears arguments in Gov. Hickenlooper complaint” by Lynn Bartels in The Denver Post.

Georgia: “Former State Ethics Commission Director testifies in court” by Richard Elliot in WSB TV News.

Georgia: “Former ethics attorney said bosses didn’t want deep Deal investigation” by Aaron Gould Sheinin in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Missouri: “Mo. Senate panel endorses ethics law overhaul” by The Associated Press in The Rolla Daily News.

Pennsylvania: “States look harder at rules on gifts to lawmakers” by Amy Worden in The Inquirer.

Rhode Island: “R.I. lawmakers debate ethics oversight bills, hold for further study” by Randal Edgar in The Providence Journal.

West Virginia: “Ethics commission talks board changes” by Phil Kabler in the Charleston Gazette.


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