News You Can Use Digest – April 5, 2013 - State and Federal Communications

April 5, 2013  •  

News You Can Use Digest – April 5, 2013

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Governors’ Groups Rely Increasingly on ‘Dark Money’ Affiliates


Hanford Contractor Reaches $1.1 Million Settlement in Whistleblower Suit Involving Training Program

Most Lobbyists Following Disclosure Rules, Government Report Says

From the States and Municipalities:

Alaska – House Trips over Bad Jokes and a Representative’s Tongue

Arizona – Federal Judge Strikes Down 2 Arizona Anti-Union Statutes

Florida – Lawmaker Complains about Getting Out of Speeding Ticket; Trooper Fired

Florida – Lawmakers Seek Exceptions to Free Food and Drink Ban

Georgia – New Ga. Lobbying Rules Raise Fresh Issues

Iowa – Sex Offender Faces Charge after Lobbying Legislators

Maryland – Maryland Close to Raising Political Donation Limit to $24,000

New Jersey – Secret Recording Led to Criminal Case against N.J. Engineering Firm Birdsall Services Group

New York – Lawmakers in New York Tied to Bribery Plot in Mayor Race

North Carolina – NC Court of Appeals Sends Case against Lobbyist Back to Trial Court

Pennsylvania – Judge Throws Out All Campaign Finance Limits in Pittsburgh Mayoral Race

South Carolina – GOP Frets Mark Sanford Could Blow It

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