Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

August 1, 2013  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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Industries Cut Lobbying Expenditures – Again” by Russ Choma in Open Secrets Blog.

California: “Cupid’s work gets complicated as California lawmaker dates lobbyist” by Laurel Rosenhall in the Sacramento Bee.

Wisconsin: “Wisconsin lobbyists spend $15.6M in first half of 2013” by M.D. Kittle in the Wisconsin Reporter.

Campaign Finance

Alabama: “Alabama’s cap on corporate political donations ends today under changes to campaign finance law” by Mike Cason in Birmingham News.


Florida: “Sarasota lawyer to lead Ethics Commission” by Lloyd Dunkelberger in the Herald-Tribune.

New Jersey: “Ex-Justice Wallace to head N.J. ethics panel” by Maddie Hanna in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

New York: “Speaker Silver appoints judge to NY ethics board; replaces veteran who resigned” by The Associated Press in The Republic.

From the State Legislatures

Kansas: “State Dems want voting law change in special session” by The Associated Press in the Topeka Capital-Journal.

New York: “Cuomo to decide on more than 100 bills” by Jessica Bakeman in the Democrat and Chronicle.

Government Tech and Social Media

App Sends Traffic Complaints Straight to Congress” by Ryan Holeywell in Government Technology.

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