Monday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

October 6, 2014  •  

Monday News Roundup

Government Relations NewsLobbying

The lobbying economy is twice as big as we think” by Andrew Prokop in Vox.

Senate aide who helped save Export-Import Bank lands job at agency” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Campaign Finance

Citizens United: The political landscape almost five years later” by Marianne Hayes in Metro.

Arizona: “‘Dark money’ begins to sully campaigns” editorial in The Republic.

Pennsylvania: “Pittsburgh’s campaign finance law called flawed” by Chris Potter in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Wisconsin: “Why Wisconsin’s Attorney General Won’t Defend The State” by Jacob Stein in Governing.


Oklahoma: “Ethics agency stirs anger with complaint moratorium” by Janelle Stecklein in the Muskogee Phoenix.

Palm Beach County, Florida: “Ethics Commission considers adding fines for frivolous complaints” by Andy Reid in the Sun Sentinel.

South Carolina: “2 York County lawmakers named to new SC ethics panel” by Bristow Marchant in the Charlotte Observer.

West Virginia: “Ethics commission to hold training for lobbyists” by The Associated Press in the Washington Times.


NBC poll: Good news for Senate Dems” by James Hohmann in Politico.

Which State Had the Longest Voting Lines in 2012?” by Scott Powers in Governing.

Tech and Social Media

Social Advocacy and Politics: Social Media and ʹGotchaʹ Politics” by Alan Rosenblatt in Social Media Today.

West Virginia: “WV Supreme Court launching weekly trivia challenge on Twitter Oct. 6” by Linda Harris in The State Journal.

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