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April 2, 2018  •  

Monday’s Government and Ethics News

Campaign Finance

New York: “Cuomo, in Writing, Reinterprets Fund-Raising Ban on Appointees” by Shane Goldmacher and Brian Rosenthal for New York Times


Wisconsin: “Gov. Scott Walker Calls Special Elections; Senate Chief Drops Bill to Sidestep Court Order” by Jason Stein for Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


National: “Conn. Congresswoman Kept Aide on Staff for 3 Months After She Learned of Threat Allegation” by Elise Viebeck for Washington Post

National: “EPA Chief Pruitt Joined by Family in Condo Tied to Lobbyist ‘Power Couple’” by John Santucci, Matthew Mosk, and Stephanie Ebbs for ABC News

Oregon: “Commission Approves Kitzhaber Ethics Settlement” by Paris Achen for Portland Tribune

Legislative Issues

South Carolina: “Is Vote-Trading by South Carolina Lawmakers Illegal? Question Arises from Allegation” by Tim Smith for Greenville News


National: “Inside the Lobbying Campaign That Caught Mueller’s Attention” by Theodoric Meyer and Marianne Levine for Politico

Alabama: “Controversial Economic Developer Bill Goes to Gov. Kay Ivey” by Brian Lyman for Montgomery Advertiser

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