May 17, 2012 •
Thursday News Roundup
New Mexico: “King Appeals Ruling on PAC Donations” by James Monteleone in the Albuquerque Journal.
“Ex-lawmakers on K Street avoid ‘Scarlet L,’ shy away from registering as lobbyists” by Kevin Bogardus and Rachel Leven in The Hill.
“Common Cause complaint: ALEC skirting lobbying laws” by Beth Hawkins in MinnPost.com.
“Sports Lobby Is a Multi-Million-Dollar Enterprise” by Laurie Bennett in First Street.
Phildaelphia, PA: “Blackwell, others fined for campaign violations” by Catherine Lucey in the Philadelphia Daily News.
Washington: “Washington State Public Disclosure Commission adds lobbying data to online database” in the Maple Valley Reporter.
Arizona: “State legislator Arredondo indicted in FBI sting” by JJ Hensley, Mary Jo Pitzl, and Craig Harris in The Arizona Republic.
Missouri: “Spence criticized for handing out sports tickets to lawmakers” by Jake Wagman in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Pennsylvania: “Pennsylvania governor, lawmakers report gifts, travel” by John L. Micek in The Morning Call.
From the State Legislatures
Alabama: “Bentley calls special session to address redistricting” by Sebastian Kitchen in the Montgomery Advertiser.
California: “California’s Prop. 28 would let legislative leaders serve longer stints” by Jim Sanders in the Sacramento Bee.
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