Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

October 15, 2015  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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K Street Has Tough Time Counting on Republican Congress to Pass Business Priorities” by Catherine Ho for Washington Post

California: “Prop. C’s Proposed Lobbying Crackdown Irks Nonprofits” by John Wildermuth for San Francisco Chronicle

New York: “JCOPE Announces Amnesty Program for Some Lobbyists” by Casey Seiler for Albany Times Union

Campaign Finance

The Gender Gap in Political Giving” by Jeremy Merrill for New York Times

Voters Are Mad about Mega-Donors, and It’s Helping Trump and Sanders” by Matea Gold and Jenna Johnson for Washington Post

Montana: “Court Rejects Appeal by Group Suing over State Election Laws” by The Associated Press for Great Falls Tribune

Washington: “Attorney General’s Office Sues Union over Campaign-Finance Laws” by Joseph O’Sullivan for Seattle Times


Connecticut: “State Urges High Court to Reinstate Conviction against Former Hartford Mayor Perez” by Edmund Mahony for Hartford Courant

Virginia: “McDonnell Formally Asks Supreme Court to Take Up His Case” by Matt Zapotosky for Washington Post


Hillary Clinton’s Debate Performance Complicates Biden’s Path” by Dan Balz for Washington Post

Legislative Issues

Republicans Gone Wild: Q&A with Mann and Ornstein” by Francis Wilkinson for BloombergView

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