Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

April 23, 2015  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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The Very Simple Reason More Money Is Spent on Lobbyists than on Congress” by Philip Bump for Washington Post

Drinks, Dinners, Favors Helped PG&E Lobbyist Build PUC Ties, Emails Show” by Marc Lifsher for Los Angeles Times

Campaign Finance

Jeb Bush Prepares to Give Traditional Campaign a Makeover” by Thomas Beaumont for

Feds Face New Pressure on Corporate Giving” by Lydia Wheeler for The Hill

Ariz. Court: Groups can’t conceal attack-ad funding sources” by Howard Fischer (Capitol Media Services) for East Valley Tribune

Kansas to New Political Group: Fix your ‘stupid’ name” by Dion Lefler for Wichita Eagle

Gov. Signs Campaign Finance Bill into Law” by Lisa Baumann (Associated Press) for Flathead Beacon

Campaign Finance Reform: Kate Brown urges lawmakers to pass donation limits” by Denis Theriault for Portland Oregonian

Ethics Board Looks to Strengthen City Campaign Finance Laws” by Claudia Vargas for Philadelphia Inquirer


Free Golf Tickets OK’d by Legislative Ethics Board” by Chad Sokol (Murrow News Service) for Spokane Spokesman-Review

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