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

October 23, 2017  •  

Monday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup


RT Bucks DOJ Request to Register as a Foreign Agent” by Hadas Gold for CNN Money

Virginia: “Ed Gillespie’s Lobbying Career Included Work for Firms with Vast Interests in Virginia” by Beth Reinhardt for Washington Post

Campaign Finance

Lawmakers Unveil Bill to Thwart Russian Election Ads on Social Media” by Ashley Gold and Nancy Scola for Politico

New York: “No Public Financing, but ‘Comp Time’ Gives Public Help for Campaigns: Tax Watch” by David McKay Wilson for The Journal News

Texas: “Lawmakers Accept $1.5 Million While Passing Governor’s Agenda” by Andrew McLemore for Texas Monitor


Alabama: “Charity’s Promised Back Pay to Roy Moore Was Not Reported to IRS As Income” by Robert O’Harrow Jr. and Shawn Boburg for Washington Post

California: “Campaign Grows Against Sexual Harassment at California Capitol” by Taryn Luna and Alexei Koseff for Sacramento Bee

South Carolina: “Clients Leaving South Carolina Political Consultant Indicted in Statehouse Corruption Probe” by Andy Shain for Charleston Post and Courier

Wisconsin: “Wisconsin Lawmaker’s Tweets About Roofing Company Raise Ethics Questions” by Keegan Kyle for Appleton Post-Crescent

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