June 30, 2014 •
Monday News Roundup
Florida: “Florida lobbyists to hold annual industry summit Sept. 3-5 in Tampa” in Saint Peters Blog.
Minnesota: “Capitol Chatter: Greater Minnesota cities’ group leads in lobbying costs” by Don Davis in the Morris Sun Tribune.
Rhode Island: “State postpones hearing into possible lobbying violations against lawyer” on WJAR NBC News.
“Candidates Rush to Collect Funds by June 30th Deadline” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.
California: “FPPC hands down fines for area campaign finance violations” in Los Angeles Wave News.
California: “Oakland tries to close campaign finance loophole” by Matthew Artz in the Contra Costa Times.
Delaware: “Campaign-finance bills go to governor” by Jon Offredo in The News Journal.
Maryland: “Does increased campaign spending sway odds of winning?” by Phil Davis on DelmarvaNow.com.
Massachusetts: “Super PAC aims to end all other super PACs” by Akilah Johnson in The Boston Globe.
Ohio: “Jury deliberations to begin in Ben Suarez campaign finance case” by Phil Trexler in the Akron Beacon Journal.
Wyoming: “Wyoming group sues over campaign finance laws” on KGWN CBS News.
“Rangel wrangled in potential ethics probe?” by Tim Devaney in The Hill.
Arizona: “Horne hires political backers to investigate his office” by Howard Fischer in the Arizona Daily Star.
Arkansas: “Arkansas judge fined in campaign-gifts case” by The Associated Press in The Washington Times.
California: “O.C. Grand Jury again calls for ethics commission” by Adolfo Flores in the Daily Pilot.
Florida: “Ex-partner of Ponzi schemer gets 2 ½ years” by The Associated Press in the Connecticut Post.
Virginia: “Changing laws in Virginia take effect Tuesday” by Bill Sizemore in The Virginian-Pilot.
Government Tech and Social Media
Oregon: “Oregon website breach: State officials failed to patch ‘high risk’ software problem” by Yuxing Zheng in The Oregonian.
Texas: “City Responds to Negative Tweets with Humor” by Kristi Dalton on Government Technology.
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