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August 17, 2012  •  

Text Message Campaign Donations and Other Government Relations News

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Text Message Donations Good for Democracy, Risky for Privacy” by Rachel Levinson-Waldman in Wired.

“In Win for Wireless Industry, FEC Clarifies Rules for Texting Campaign Contributions” by Jenna Greene in The Blog of Legal Times.

Louisiana: “Ethics board reviewing campaign finance rules” by The Associated Press in the Daily Comet.

Tennessee:  “TN election finance board investigates donor, PAC contributions” by The Associated Press in the Tennessean.


Wall Street Lobbying Efforts Reach $4.2 Billion Since 2006, Or $1,331 A Minute, Report States” by Nick Wing in the Huffington Post.

Florida: “In session or out, lobbying remains a big business” by Bill Cotterrell in the Florida Current.

New York: “Lobby ban snags offer of free work” by Jimmy Vielkind in the Albany Times Union.

Pennsylvania:  “State spends less on federal lobbying but still leads the nation” by Melissa Daniels in the Daily Local News.


California: “Bill to limit gifts to California lawmakers dies a quiet death” by Jim Sanders in the Sacramento Bee.

Georgia: “Sen. Balfour to pay $5,000 to settle ethics case” by Ray Henry (Associated Press) in the San Francisco Chronicle.

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