Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

March 27, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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The new business of lobbying” by David Gura on Marketplace.

Kevin McCarthy pitches Obamacare changes to lobbyists” by Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman in Politico.

Here’s how a $5 million contract slipped out of the grasp of K Street” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.

Florida: “Senate passes lobbying ban for local elected officials” by Mary Ellen Klas in the Tampa Bay Times.

Lobbyists cast too many gray shadows” in the Connecticut Post.

Campaign Finance

Chamber and GOP bury the hatchet” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.

Would Sheldon Adelson Underwrite the 2016 Republican Convention?” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

New York: “Campaign finance reformers list top NY donors” by The Associated Press in the Glens Falls Post-Star.


California: “Scandals plague Democrats in California capital” by Juliet Williams (Associated Press) in The San Bernardino County Sun.

Mississippi: “Bill would give Miss. Ethics Commission power to settle disputes over public-records requests” by The Associated Press in The Republic.

South Carolina: “Swindler Lexington lawyer Breibart gave heavily to politicians” by John Monk in The Island Packet.

Government Tech and Social Media

New Tool Aims to Counter Congressional Gridlock with Virtual Support” by Miranda Neubauer in TechPresident.


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