Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

September 17, 2015  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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Kansas: “Lobbyist Lunches Rankle KanCare Critics” by Andy Marso for KCUR

South Carolina: “Ethics Board: It’s legal for Haley to get season tickets” by Seanna Adcox (Associated Press) for Kitsap Sun

Campaign Finance

Can Anything Be Done About All the Money in Politics?” by Thomas Edsall for New York Times

Why Clinton’s Big Campaign Finance Proposal Could Lead to More Partisan Gridlock” by Max Ehrenfreund for Washington Post

Donald Trump Is Target of Conservative Ad Campaign” by Nicholas Confessore and Alan Rappeport for New York Times


Across the Globe, a Growing Disillusionment with Democracy” by Roberto Foa and Yascha Mounk for New York Times

Alabama: “Legal Defense Bill Draws Alabama Ethics Commission Fire” by Brian Lyman for Montgomery Advertiser

California: “Sacramento City Council Approves Ethics Package” by Cathy Locke for Sacramento Bee

Maryland: “County Ethics Commission to Grow, Get More Power under Proposed Bill” by Jen Fifield for Frederick News Post

Pennsylvania: “‘This Is Just Aggressive Government,’ Lawyer Says as Ex-Mayor Reed’s Corruption Case Goes to County Court” by Matt Miller for Harrisburg Patriot-News

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