Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

August 7, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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California: “Harvey Whittemore surrenders to federal prison camp” by Martha Bellisle in the Reno Gazette-Journal.

Wisconsin: “Lueders: Lobbyists spent $14.1 million in six months” by Bill Leuders in the Wausau Daily Herald.

Campaign Finance

Strategists say impact of outside group spending is overrated” by Alexander Bolton in The Hill.

California: “Attorneys say Legislature acted within its authority to put Citizens United question on ballot” by The Associated Press in The Republic.

New Hampshire: “New Hampshire candidate cashes in on campaign finance reform” by Scott Malone in Reuters.

West Virginia: “W.Va. speaker canceled; pleaded guilty to charges” by The Associated Press in The Intelligencer.


The Value of Political Corruption” op-ed by Thomas B. Edsall in The New York Times.

Can You Accept That Gift? Take Our Quiz” by Eric Katz in Government Executive.

Dallas, Texas: “Mayor Mike Rawlings wants city’s ethics commission to deal with legitimate complaints, not ‘frivolous’ ones” by Robert Wilonsky in The Dallas Morning News.


4 End-Game Scenarios for the Florida Map Chaos” by Bridget Bowman in Roll Call.

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