Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

October 31, 2013  •  

Thursday News Roundup

blue diamondLobbying

Spending on Lobbying Keeps Slipping” by Russ Choma in the Center for Responsive Politics’

Surging cellphone industry shops for a new lobby chief” by Brendan Sasso and Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.

New Mexico: “Report examines NM lobbyists’ largesse” by Deborah Baker in the Albuquerque Journal.

Tennessee: “Tennessee Railroads names top lobbyist” by Lori Becker in the Nashville Business Journal.

Campaign Finance

Do Rich Donors Really Buy Elections? These Stunning Maps Say It All” by Raphaella Baek in PolicyMic.

New Jersey: “Record Spending in New Jersey Elections” by Heather Haddon in The Wall Street Journal.

Texas: “Complete campaign finance totals for 2013 Houston races” in the Houston Chronicle.


New York: “NY corruption commission subpoenas Senate Republican campaign committee records” by The Associated Press in the Post-Standard.

Tech and Social Media

Alaska: “Alaska lawmakers OK Facebook access for gov’t work” by Becker Bohrer (Associated Press) in the Anchorage Daily News.

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