Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

October 10, 2013  •  

Thursday News Roundup

blue diamond smLobbying

K Street embraces ‘go small’ approach” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Lobbying on the Slow Track During Shutdown” by Elliott Jager in Newsmax.

Business groups see loss of sway over House GOP” on CNBC.

Yelp hires Issa aide as first lobbyist” by Brendan Sasso in The Hill.

Campaign Finance

Obama says lifting caps on campaign contributions would shut regular Americans out of politics” by The Associated Press in The Republic.

An upside-down campaign finance system” by Jennifer Rubin in The Washington Post.

Sandra Day O’Connor bemoans Citizens United decision” by The Associated Press in the Portland Press Herald.

Hawaii: “Panel hears finance law challenge” by Derrick DePledge in the Honolulu Star Advertiser.

Michigan: “State extends probe into fundraising by Duggan, super PAC” by Darren A. Nichols in the Detroit News.

New Hampshire: “State senator wants more transparency for political groups” by Garry Rayno in the New Hampshire Union Leader.

New York: “N.Y. Comptroller Supporters Get Prison for Donor Fraud” by Patricia Hurtado in Bloomberg.


Arkansas: “Arkansas lawmaker floats ethics bills for session” by Andrew DeMillo (Associated Press) in The Republic.

Tech and Social Media

Quién Manda: A Pinterest For Politician and Lobbyist Relations?” by Rebecca Chao in TechPresident.

Government shutdown: Why are only some federal websites shut down?” by Andrew Restuccia in Politico.

Government on Social Media: How Did Brimfield, Ohio (a Town of 10,000) Get 88,000 Facebook Likes?” by Heather Kerrigan in Governing.


Could the government shutdown prompt congressional redistricting reform?” by Jason Noble in the Des Moines Register.

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