News You Can Use Digest – February 15, 2013 - State and Federal Communications

February 15, 2013  •  

News You Can Use Digest – February 15, 2013

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From the States and Municipalities:

California – Donor to Three Mayoral Candidates Hit with $170,000 Ethics Fine

Connecticut – Howls as Malloy Tries to Shorten Leash on Watchdogs

District of Columbia – D.C. Campaign Finance Proposals Await More Public Comment

Florida – Cashing in on State Contracts Becomes Growth Industry

Florida – Gov. Rick Scott Turns to Lobbyists to Help Push His Agenda

Georgia – New Lobbying Rules Would Prohibit Airfare Expenses

Illinois – Diluted Emanuel Ethics Proposal Finally Gets Nod

Kansas – Legislature Mulls Changing Official Lobbying Threshold

Massachusetts – Lynch, Markey Sign Pledge to Limit Third-Party Ads

New Jersey – Head of Lobbying Firm Hired by AshBritt Will Host Christie Fundraiser

New Jersey – N.J. Firms Donated over $700,000 to Republican Governors Association

New York – Lobby for Cuomo Keeps Donors Secret

South Carolina – South Carolina Attorney General Forwards Complaint against House Speaker Harrell to SLED

Texas – In Some Cases, Government Is All Relative

Virginia – Virginia General Assembly Displays State’s Exceptionalism and its Exceptional Weirdness

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