One Last News Roundup for the Week - State and Federal Communications

October 12, 2012  •  

One Last News Roundup for the Week


Lawmaker Sues State Bar Over Lobbying” by Joe Harris in the Courthouse News Service.

Long-time lobbyist to retire” by Bill Rankin in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Campaign Finance

Changing campaign-finance laws might not deter corruption” by Lydia Coutré in the Columbus Dispatch.

Top donors go all in on state ballot measures” by Will Evans in the Bay Citizen.


State Ethics Commission clears Sen. Gary Siplin in newsletter complaint”  in the Miami Herald.

Social Media and Technology

The Rise of Mobile in Election 2012” by Matt Petronzio in Mashable.

Online, Next Presidential Debate Will Feature a Moderator that Wasn’t” by Micah L. Sifry in TechPresident.

Code for America Accelerator Program Takes Shape” by Sarah Rich in Government Technology.

Legislative Issues

Bill limits N.J. legislators’ unexcused absences” by The Associated Press in

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