Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

December 5, 2013  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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Partying Within the Rules | K Street Files” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.

San Francisco sues former Supervisor Michael Yaki” by John Coté in the San Francisco Chronicle.

Campaign Finance

Mitch McConnell’s Campaign Stumbles on Easy Steps” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call’s Political MoneyLine.

Delaware: “State prepares to roll out campaign finance website” by James Dawson on NPR.

New York: “Future Of Public Campaign Finance Uncertain” by Karen DeWitt in WAMC Northeast Public Radio.


Hawaii: “City’s lawyer subverting ethics panel, director says” by Gordon Y.K. Pang in the Honolulu Star Advertiser.

Kentucky: “Ethics Reporter: Celebrating 20 years of one of most comprehensive ethics laws in nation” by the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission in KyForward.

Virginia: “Ethics reforms unlikely to include criminal penalties, Marshall says” by Andrew Cain in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.


Play of the Day: The Do-Nothing Congress Sets a Record” by Reena Flores in Government Executive.

ʹDo-Nothingʹ Label Belongs to Democrats, Boehner Says (Video)” by JM Rieger in Roll Call.

Voting By Electronic Device — In the Senate?” by Niels Lesniewski in Roll Call.

Government Tech and Social Media Dies Down; Yet Another Political Social Network Goes Bust” by Micah Sifry in TechPresident.

California Lt. Governor Wants Cloud and Open Data Policies” by Brian Heaton in Government Technology.

In Ottawa, Open Data App Competition Mysteriously Disappears” by Jessica McKenzie in TechPresident.

For Some Feds, the Mobile Revolution Means the Workday Never Ends” in NextGov.

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