Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

June 12, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

blue diamondLobbying

Lobby groups hunker down for storm” by Bernie Becker and Benjamin Goad in The Hill.

Cantor’s K Street value: Off the charts” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Campaign Finance

Tech firm looks to bring bitcoins to campaigns” by Julian Hattem in The Hill.

Got bitcoins to spend? Here are some options” by Laura Lorenzetti in Fortune.

Alaska: “Campaign-Finance Challenge in Alaska Senate Race” by Jeremy W. Peters in The New York Times.

Florida: “Campaign Cash Offers Picture of Legislative Races” by Jim Saunders in the Sunshine State News.


Illinois: “Jurors Have Some Trouble Convicting Illinois Legislator of Bribery” by Jason Meisner in Governing.

Rhode Island: “R.I. Senate delays vote on ethics bill to consider possible changes” by Randal Edgar in the Providence Journal.

State Legislatures

Michigan: “Michigan petition drive for part-time Legislature falls short but organizers look to 2016” by Jonathan Oosting on Michigan Live.

New York: “Cuomo ‘not overly optimistic’ about end of legislative session” by Jimmy Vielkind in Capital New York.

Virginia: “Lawmakers return to pass budget” by Michael Marts in The Roanoke Times.

Washington: “Slew of state laws take effect” by Lauren Dake in The Columbian.

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