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May 8, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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Lobbying 101: K Street goes back to school” by Byron Tau in Politico.

Patton Boggs settles with Chevron” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Under Contract” in The Hill.

Colorado: “House passes measure to increase lobbyist transparency” by Blair Shiff on KUSA TV News.

EU: “30,000 lobbyists and counting: is Brussels under corporate sway?” by Ian Traynor in The Guardian.

Florida: “Miami-Dade lobbyist in middle of FBI sting against mayors pleads guilty” by Jay Weaver in the Miami Herald.

Campaign Finance

Top Corporate PACs Give Over $2 Million in Contributions” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

Answers for Our ‘Byzantine’ Campaign Finance System | Commentary” by Lisa Gilbert in Roll Call.

New York: “Cuomo, lawmakers push campaign finance reform” by Josefa Velasquez (Associated Press) on WIVB News.

Wisconsin: “Wisconsin campaign finance probe can continue: appeals court” by Brenda O’Brien in Reuters.

Wisconsin: “Conflicting Rulings Cloud Wisconsin Campaign Finance Inquiry” by Monica Davey in The New York Times.

Wisconsin: “Political Speech Wins in Wisconsin” opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal.

Wyoming: “Groups seek to overturn Wyo. campaign finance law” by Trevor Brown in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle.


Vermont: “Vermont House to form ethics panel, require employment disclosure” by Anne Galloway in the Brattleboro Reformer.


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