Monday's LobbyComply News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

October 5, 2020  •  

Monday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

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Ohio: “FirstEnergy, Energy Harbor Can Still Donate to Legislative Candidates During HB6 Repeal Debate, Judge Rules” by Jeremy Pelzer for Cleveland Plain Dealer


National: “Trump’s Illness Halts Campaign Just When It Needs an October Boost” by Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey, and Annie Linskey (Washington Post) for MSN

National: “Trump’s Call for Poll-Watching Volunteers Sparks Fear of Chaos and Violence on Election Day” by Amy Gardner, Joshua Partlow, Isaac Stanley-Becker, and Josh Dawsey (Washington Post) for MSN

Alaska: “An Initiative Proposes to Overhaul Alaska’s Elections. But Not Everyone Thinks They’re Broken.” by Nat Herz (Alaska Public Media) for Anchorage Daily News

Michigan: “Michigan AG Dana Nessel Files Charges Against GOP Operatives Over Robocalls” by Craig Mauger for Detroit News

Texas: “Gov. Greg Abbott Limits Counties to One Absentee Ballot Drop-Off Location, Bolstering GOP Efforts to Restrict Voting” by Emma Platoff for Texas Tribune


National: “Several Lawmakers Disclose Opaque Financial Records” by Chris Marquette for Roll Call

National: “Biden Transition Elevates Former Facebook Exec as Ethics Arbiter” by Alex Thompson and Theodoric Meyer for Politico

California: “Was City of Industry Tricked into Hiring a Negotiator with a Major Conflict of Interest on Failed $20 Million Solar Project?” by Jason Henry for San Gabriel Valley News


Illinois: “Chicago Aldermen to Consider Rolling Back Part of City’s Elected Official Lobbying Ban” by John Byrne (Chicago Tribune) for MSN

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