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

November 6, 2017  •  

Monday’s Government Relations and Ethics News Roundup

Campaign Finance

Maine: “Maine Ethics Commission Levies Record $500,000 Against York County Casino Campaign” by Scott Thistle for Portland Press Herald


Trump and Sessions Denied Knowing About Russian Contacts. Records Suggest Otherwise” by Michael Schmidt, Matt Apuzzo, and Scott Shane for New York Times

Trump Nominates Some Club Members to Plum Government Jobs” by Fredreka Schouten, Brad Heath, and Steve Reilly for USA Today

Trump’s Brief Twitter Outage Prompts Cheers, Concerns” by Matt O’Brien (Associated Press) for The Columbian

Arizona: “Arizona House Members Adopt First Written Sexual Harassment Policy” by Dustin Gardiner for Arizona Republic

Illinois: “Illinois Democrats Scramble to Change Law to Keep Alive Ethics Complaints Stuck in Limbo” by Monique Garcia and Kim Geiger for Chicago Tribune

Texas: “Former Dallas Business Consultant Gets Probation for Bribery in John Wiley Price Corruption Case” by Kevin Krause for Dallas News


Iowa: “Iowa Power Couple Scrutinized for Saudi Arabia Lobbying Work” by Ryan Foley (Associated Press) for

New York: “Long-Discussed Lobbying Rules Now Only ‘Advisory’” by Chris Bragg for Albany Times Union

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