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April 9, 2018  •  

Monday’s Government and Ethics News

Campaign Finance

National: “Facebook’s New Rules Aim to Thwart the Kind of Ads Bought by Russian Trolls During the Election” by Tony Romm for Washington Post

Arizona: “Ducey Signs Bill Overriding Local Laws on Certain Campaign-Finance Disclosures” by Howard Fischer (Capitol Media Services) for Arizona Daily Star

Ohio: “Critics Say Rep. Jim Renacci May Have Used ‘Straw Donor’ Scheme to Fund State Campaign Account” by Deirdre Shesgreen (USA Today) for Cincinnati Enquirer


National: “Mueller Probe Tracking Down Trump Business Partners, with Cohen a Focus of Queries” by Kevin Hall, Ben Wieder, and Greg Gordon for McClatchy DC

Colorado: “Sexual Harassment, Misconduct Prevalent but Largely Unreported at Colorado Capitol, New Report Finds” by John Frank and Jesse Paul for Denver Post

West Virginia: “WV Ethics Commission Takes Issue with New Public Service Volunteer Law” by Phil Kabler for Charleston Gazette-Mail

Legislative Issues

Hawaii: “What’s Up with All the Gut-And-Replace Trickery at The Legislature This Year?” by Nathan Eagle for Honolulu Civil Beat


National: “Lobbyist Tied to Pruitt’s Condo Had Roster of Clients Facing EPA” by Jennifer Dlouhy and Jennifer Jacobs for

Canada: “Facebook Claims Its Very Busy Man in Ottawa Is Not a Lobbyist” by Murad Hemmadi for

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