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May 1, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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Under Contract” in The Hill.

Corporations join the party” by Anna Palmer and Tarini Parti in Politico.

Political law firm rebrands with new partners” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Missouri: “Petition to Ban Lobbyist Gifts Slow to Gain Signatures” by KMOX CBS News.

Campaign Finance

States are now targets of ‘Citizens United’” by Byron Tau in Politico.

Why dark money is likely to keep flowing in campaigns, in 1 Senate hearing” by Matea Gold in The Washington Post.

Is it unethical for Justice Stevens to write and testify about campaign finance restrictions?” by Eugene Volokh in The Washington Post.

Kansas: “Campaign finance bill still has loophole” by D.E. Smoot in Muskogee Phoenix.


Florida: “Broward County mayor faces ethics charges” by Brittany Wallman in the Sun Sentinel.

Maine: “Maine Ethics Commission Fines Casino Backers for Filing Violations” by A.J. Higgins on the Maine Public Broadcasting Network.

New York: “Federal Prosecutors Subpoena New York Ethics Enforcement Agency” by Erica Orden in The Wall Street Journal.

Rhode Island: “Rhode Island Senate president reports free trips” by The Associated Press in The San Francisco Chronicle.

State Legislatures

Wisconsin: “Legislature cannot fix voter ID law before November election, leader says” by Dee J. Hall | and Matthew DeFour in the Wisconsin State Journal.


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