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March 21, 2013  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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Lobbying Without a Trace” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.

Under Contract” in The Hill.

K Street firms working US-EU trade talks from both sides of the Atlantic” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.

Casino Jack’s New Game” by Mariah Blake in The Atlantic.

Florida: “House revises its ethics bill, allows for revolving door lobbying of exec branch” by Mary Ellen Klas in The Miami Herald.

Georgia: “Senate to present $100 lobbyist cap” by Ray Henry (Associated Press) in the Marietta Daily Journal.

Minnesota: “Minnesota lobbying reports show big spending by business groups” by Rachel E. Stassen-Berger in the Star Tribune.

Pennsylvania: “Lobbying frenzied as Pa. House vote nears on privatizing alcohol sales” by Angela Couloumbis in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Toronto, Ontario: “Ban on after-hours lobbyist schmoozing gets a cold shoulder from Toronto city hall” by Paul Moloney and Robyn Doolittle in the Toronto Star.

Campaign Finance

Campaign Finance: Raise Spending Limits, Increase Transparency” by Jonathan Rauch in The Atlantic.


Georgia: “Delay on ethics bill” by Kristina Torres in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

New York: “NYS Senate GOP Looking To Cut Ethics Commission Funding” by Ken Lovette in the New York Daily News.

Legislative Issues

Rhode Island: “R.I. legislature begins live streaming floor sessions, hearings” by Katherine Gregg in the Providence Journal.

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