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February 20, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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Americans for Prosperity registers to lobby” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Institutions target lobbying disclosure, raising Trayvon Martin case” by Barry B. Burr in Pensions & Investments.

Campaign Finance

Firewalls Crumble at Federal Election Commission” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call’s Political MoneyLine.

Minnesota: “Trevor Potter of ‘Colbert Report’ explains campaign finance laws at U of M event” by Eric Black in MinnPost.

Oregon: “State refuses comment on ORESTAR security breach” by Hannah Hoffman in the Statesman Journal.

Oregon: “Tigard ballot measure: With ORESTAR still offline, concerns raised about campaign finance” by Luke Hammill in The Oregonian.

Wisconsin: “Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker under fire in campaign finance probe” by The Associated Press on CBS News.


Arkansas: “Backers of ballot proposal to tighten Ark. campaign finance, lobbying rules told to try again” by The Associated Press in The Republic.

Hawaii: “Hawaii Ethics Commission Examines How Lawmakers Spend Their Allowances” by Nathan Eagle in the Honolulu Civil Beat.

Vermont: “Stowe representative pushes ethics bill” by Anne Galloway in the Waterbury Record.

Open Government

Mississippi: “3 ‘transparency’ bills head to Senate for consideration” by Tyler Cleveland in the Madison County Journal.

Government Tech and Social Media

U.S. ranks sixth in use of digital government” by Frank Konkel in FCW.


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