News You Can Use Digest – April 20, 2013 - State and Federal Communications

April 20, 2013  •  

News You Can Use Digest – April 20, 2013

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From the States and Municipalities:

California – Legislative Staffers Lavished with Gifts

Indiana – Indiana Speaker Pro Tem Turner Defends Supporting Company Daughter Represents as Lobbyist

Kentucky – Kentucky Group Is the PAC That Couldn’t Shoot Straight

Montana – Montana House Panel Kills Bill to Disclose ‘Dark Money’ in Campaigns

Nebraska – Golf Tops List of Gifts Dave Heineman Reported

New Jersey – Bergen County Freeholders Introduce Plan to Relax Pay-to-Play Restrictions

New Jersey – In N.J. Governor’s Race, Christie and Buono Choose to Keep Some Donors Secret

New York – Sandra Lee OK’d for Takeoff

Ohio – Cuyahoga County Prosecutor McGinty Pursues Corruption Charges against Those Brought Down in Federal Probe

Pennsylvania – Pennsylvania Turnpike Scandal Has Some Eyeing a Pay-to-Play Law

Pennsylvania – Senate Passes Three Bills to Strengthen Transparency and Efficiency in State Government

South Carolina – National GOP Campaign Arm Withdraws Sanford’s Financial Support

Tennessee – Bill Fails That Would Raise Campaign Contribution Limits, Allowing Direct Corporate Donations

Texas – Exotic Trips, Luxury Gifts Are Perks of Elective Office

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