Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

August 11, 2016  •  

Thursday News Roundup


How Think Tanks Amplify Corporate America’s Influence” by Eric Lipton and Brooke Williams for New York Times

Florida: “County Ballot Measure on Campaign Finance Delayed to 2018” by Douglas Hanks for Miami Herald

Campaign Finance

Facebook May Soon Have More Power Over Elections Than The FEC. Are We Ready?” by Nathaniel Persily for Washington Post

Missouri: “Contribution Limits, Tobacco Tax Increase Gain Enough Signatures to Appear on Missouri Ballot” by Jason Hancock for Kansas City Star


Emails Renew Questions About Clinton Foundation and State Dept. Overlap” by Eric Lichtblau for New York Times

New Jersey: “Christie Rejects Claim He Lied about Bridgegate” by Dustin Racioppi and Bob Jordan for Asbury Park Press


Donald Trump Suggests ‘Second Amendment People’ Could Act Against Hillary Clinton” by Nick Corasaniti and Maggie Haberman for New York Times

California: “‘It Became a Price War’: Signature gatherers rake in top dollar with crowded field of ballot initiatives” by Christine Mai-Duc for Los Angeles Times

Wisconsin: “In Wisconsin, a Controversial Voter ID Law Could Help Choose the President” by Matt Zapotosky for Washington Post

Legislative Issues

California: “California High Court Says Legislators’ Votes Are Protected by Free Speech Rights” by Maura Dolan for Los Angeles Times

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