Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

April 10, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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Comcast adds lobbyists for merger fight” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Anyone can lobby – but there’s more to lobbying than driving a Beemer: Roy J. Wells” op-ed by Roy J. Wells in PennLive.

Utah: “Hatch Praises Lobbying” by Bryan Schott in Utah Policy.

Campaign Finance

Million-Dollar Contributions Fuel Super PACs” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

Minnesota: “Minnesota’s limits on campaign donations to be challenged” by Rachel E. Stassen-Berger in the Star Tribune.

New York: “Ethics, campaign finance oversight just got weaker in Albany, say observers” by Michael Gormley in Newsday.

Wisconsin: “GOP’s Mike Ellis caught on recording talking of illegal fundraising” by Patrick Marley and Daniel Bice in the Journal Sentinel.


Illinois Democrat reveals ethics review” by Mario Trujillo in The Hill.

Kentucky: “KLEC: Former Rep. Arnold did not violate ethics laws” by Lawrence Smith on WDRB.

Pennsylvania: “Pa. Senate passes bill banning gifts of cash” by March Levy in The News Journal.

South Carolina: “Lawmakers propose appointing prosecutor to probe top state officials” by Andrew Shain in The Republic.

South Carolina: “Nikki Haley calls proposed broader ethics commission a ʹpoison pillʹ” by Andrew Shain in The State.

Government Tech and Social Media

Missouri: “Missouri politicians are mastering social media” by Nicholas J.C. Pistor in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


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