Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

August 21, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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Alabama: “Campaign booster for Alabama Gov. Bentley was lobbyist for Corizon, prison health care contractor targeted in lawsuit” by Casey Toner in The Birmingham News.

Canada: “Joe Clark’s new job: Lobbying the federal government” by Glen McGregor in the National Post.

Campaign Finance

Florida: “David Rivera named co-conspirator as friend pleads guilty in campaign-finance case” by Marc Caputo, Jay Weaver and Patricia Mazzei in the Miami Herald.

Montana: “Out-of-state donors fund Daines’ Senate campaign” by The Associated Press in the Independent Record.

Vermont: “Vermont Public Money Gives Progressive Fundraising Edge” by Dave Gram (Associated Press) in Valley News.


New York: “N.Y. poll: Government corruption a problem” by Jonathan Topaz in Politico.

Rhode Island: “Ethics Commission to probe lawmaker’s beach bid” by The Associated Press in The Washington Times.


Top 5 Races to Watch in the Mid-Atlantic” by Nathan L. Gonzales in Roll Call.

Government Tech and Social Media

Los Angeles Undertakes Massive Website Relaunch with Drupal” by Jason Shueh in Government Tech.


Florida: “Florida’s New Redistricting Plan: Round Two” by Linda Killian in The Wall Street Journal.

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