Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

October 1, 2012  •  

Monday News Roundup

government relations newsCampaign Finance

‘Dark money’ flowing back to issue ads” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.

Arizona:  “Ex-aide charged with stealing Ariz. campaign cash” by The Associated Press in Tucson News Now.

California: “California voters rejecting change to campaign financing” by The Associated Press in the Mercury News.

Iowa: “Charges dropped in Iowa campaign contribution case” in the Muscatine Journal.

Texas: “PAC wants state approval for text donations” by Dave Nyczepir in Campaigns & Elections.


New report outlines N.J. lawmakers’ use of controversial ALEC group” by Salvador Rizzo in the Star-Ledger.


Pennsylvania: “In Pa., Where’s the Payback?” by Craig R. McCoy in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Rhode Island: “Ethics commission sets hearing on disclosure of paid trips for officials” by Philip Marcelo in the Providence Journal.

Technology and Social Media

What Facebook’s Planning for the First Romney-Obama Debate” by Michael Catalini in the National Journal.

New Jersey: “New Jersey Mulls Ad-Powered Websites” in Government Technology.

Kentucky:  “Ky. house candidate admits error in email” by The Associated Press in the Bangor Daily News.


State probe looms for firm registering GOP voters” by Elisabeth Arriero in the Charlotte Observer.

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