News You Can Use Digest – May 31, 2013 - State and Federal Communications

May 31, 2013  •  

News You Can Use Digest – May 31, 2013

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From the States and Municipalities:

Colorado – In Colorado, Gun Control Votes Followed by Increasingly Popular Political Tool: The recall

Connecticut – Despite Corruption, Campaign Reform in Jeopardy

Maine – Maine Subpoenas Upheld for Anti-Gay Marriage Group

Maryland – Baltimore Mayor Officiates at Lobbyist Wedding in Vegas

Massachusetts – Former Cahill Aide, Goldman Banker Fined $100,000

Missouri – KC Council Approves New Ethics Code

Nevada – Campaign Transparency Bill Passes, Albeit a Watered-Down Version

New Jersey – State Campaign Finance Agency Lifts Political Contribution Caps for Independent Groups

North Carolina – Questions Raised over Campaign Checks at Center of Sweepstakes Probe

Texas – Perry Vetoes Dark Money Disclosure Bill Backed by GOP Legislature

Texas – Texas Passes Ethics Bill, But Many Proposed Reforms Are Left on the Cutting Room Floor

Utah – Utah Majority Leader and Lobbyists Vacation Together Abroad

Vermont – Shumlin: Deal was meant to help

Washington – Olympia Lobbyists Pamper Lawmakers with Free Meals

Washington – State Lawmakers Vote ‘No’ on Flaws, ‘Yes’ to Photo Retouching

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