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September 11, 2017  •  

Monday’s Government and Ethics News

Campaign Finance

New Mexico: New Campaign Spending Rules to Take Effect by Dan Boyd for Albuquerque Journal

New York: Firm Uses Loophole to Secretly Donate $60G to de Blasio Campaign, Lobbying Records Show by James Fanelli for New York Daily News


Mueller Gives White House Names of 6 Aides He Expects to Question in Russia Probe by Carol Leonnig, Rosalind Helderman, and Ashley Parker for Washington Post

Kentucky: Legislative Sex Harassment Case Spurs Call for Change in Kentucky’s Ethics Law by Jack Brammer for Lexington Herald-Leader


On Facebook and Twitter, a Hunt for Russia’s Meddling Hand by Scott Shane for New York Times

In Free-Range Trump, Many See Potential for a Third Party by Jeremy Peters for New York Times


Canada: Quebec’s Lobbyist Registry Best in Canada, Though All Struggle in Key Transparency Metrics: Study by Marco Vigliotti for The Hill Times

Virginia: Virginia Lawmakers Attend Fewest Lobbyist-Paid Entertainment Events Since McDonnell Case by Will Houp for Virginian-Pilot


Illinois: Aldermen Take Another Stab at Relaxing Ethics Rules for Contractors by Fran Spielman for Chicago Sun-Times

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