Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

February 18, 2016  •  

Thursday News Roundup

blue-diamond-smLobbying

Alaska: “Local Interests Paying More for Lobbyists at Cash-Strapped Alaska Capitol” by Nathaniel Herz for Alaska Dispatch News

California: “Coastal Chief’s Ouster Prompts Bill to Require Transparency between Lobbyists and Panel” by Dan Weikel and Tony Barboza for Los Angeles Times

Campaign Finance

How Scalia’s Death Could Shake Up Campaign Finance” by Richard Hasen for Politico

Big-Money Liberals Vow to Back Bernie Whether He Likes It or Not” by Jonathan Swan for The Hill

Ethics

The Year of ‘Enormous Rage’: Number of hate groups rose by 14 percent in 2015” by Niraj Chokshi for Washington Post

Justice Scalia’s Death and Questions about Who Pays for Supreme Court Justices to Visit Remote Resorts” by Mark Berman and Jerry Markon for Washington Post

San Francisco D.A. Gascón, FBI Launch Corruption Task Force”  by Vivian Ho for San Francisco Chronicle

FBI, IRS Raid Canton Law Office of State Senator Brian Joyce” by Milton Valencia for Boston Globe

Elections

Donald Trump Is a Conundrum for Political Comedy” by James Poniewozic for New York Times

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