Monday's Government and Ethics News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

October 9, 2017  •  

Monday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup


Trump-Tied Lobbyists Cash in on Their Connections” by Tami Abdolah (Associated Press) for Detroit News

Oklahoma: “Speakers Criticize Plan to Put Restrictions on Lawmakers, State Employees Who Want to Go into Lobbying” by Barbara Hoberock for Tulsa World

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Lawmakers Weigh Pushing Facebook, Twitter to Share Who Buys Political Ads” by Elana Schor, Kyle Cheney, and Ashley Gold for Politico

Florida: “St. Petersburg Council Acts to Limit Big Money in City Elections” by Charlie Frago for Tampa Bay Times


Judge Lets Former Louisiana Congressman William Jefferson Out of Prison” by Rachel Weiner for Washington Post

Alabama: “2 State Officials Removed by Robert Bentley Receive Apology from Gov. Kay Ivey” by Paul Gattis for

Texas: “Texas AG Ken Paxton Faces New Investigation Under Bribery Statute over $100K Gift” by Lauren McGaughy for Dallas News

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