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February 12, 2018  •  

Monday’s Government and Ethics News

Campaign Finance

Alaska: Group Picks Alaska to Challenge Unlimited Campaign Donations by Becky Bohrer (Associated Press) for Bristol Herald-Courier

Texas: Anti-Abortion Group Deletes State Senator’s Video After Questions of Legality Raised by Patrick Svitek and Jay Root for Texas Tribune


California: California Legislative Staff Get Whistleblower Protections by Kathleen Ronayne (Associated Press) for KPCC

Canada: Ethics Czar Calls for Tougher Sanctions for Breaking Conflict of Interest Laws by Beatrice Britnoff for

Legislative Issues

Colorado: If You Can Pay $250, Colorado Lawmakers May Let You Skip Security at State Capitol by John Frank for Denver Post


Florida: Scott Maddox Never Registered as Waste Pro Lobbyist by Jeff Burlew for Tallahassee Democrat

North Dakota: Amid Backlash, Gov. Burgum Reimburses Xcel Energy $37,000 for Super Bowl Tickets by John Hageman for Grand Forks Herald

South Carolina: Utility Watchdog Asks SCANA and Dominion How Much They Are Spending on Lobbying, Advertising by Andrew Brown for Charleston Post and Courier

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