Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

January 21, 2016  •  

Thursday News Roundup


Big Names Free to Lobby in 2016” by Megan Wilson for The Hill

Nebraska: “Ernie Chambers Resolution Takes Aim at Free Meals Provided by Lobbyists” by Joe Duggan for Omaha World-Herald

New Mexico: “New Mexico Lobbyist Spending Tops $818,000 in 2015” by Sandra Fish for New Mexico In Depth

New York: “Friend Gave to de Blasio Just as Client Won Permit to Stage Festival” by Michael Grynbaum for New York Times

Campaign Finance

President Obama May Require Federal Contractors to List Campaign Gifts” by Julie Hirschfeld Davis for New York Times

High Court Rejects Challenge over Contractor Contributions” by The Associated Press for Philadelphia Inquirer


South Carolina: “Bill Would Require South Carolina Journalists to Register” by Meg Kinnard (Associated Press) for Denver Post


’90s Scandals Threaten to Erode Hillary Clinton’s Strength with Women” by Amy Chozick for New York Times

Sarah Palin Endorses Donald Trump, Which Could Bolster Him in Iowa” by Alan Rappeport and Maggie Haberman for New York Times

Legislative Issues

West Virginia: “Court Offers Little Clarity in Arguments on Hall’s Senate Seat” by David Gutman for Charleston Gazette

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