Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

October 23, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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Lobbyists Mobilize on Ebola Virus” by Megan Wilson for The Hill.

Some Lobbyists Play Key Role in Washington Campaign Finance” by Austin Jenkins for

Campaign Finance

Super PACs Exploit Disclosure Loophole” by Dave Levinthal for The Center for Public Integrity.

Big Spending by Parties, Independent Groups Drowns Airwaves in Negative Attacks” by Matea Gold for Washington Post.

Campaign Cash Crackdown OK’d” by David Garrick for San Diego Union Tribune.

Campaign Mailings Fuel Dispute between Parties over Campaign Finance Law” by Jenny Wilson for Hartford Courant.

Why Las Vegas Chamber Can Give Only $10K to Candidate but $1M to Anti-Margin Tax Campaign” by Connor Shine for Las Vegas Sun.

Former Aide Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $1.8 Million from Dewhurst Campaign Funds” by Lauren McGaughey for Houston Chronicle.

Court Finds Republican Governors Association Violated Vermont Campaign Finance Law” by Dave Gram (Associated Press) for Columbus Republic.


City Council Watchdog Sues Emanuel, Aldermen” by Bill Ruthhart and Hal Dardick for Chicago Tribune.

Panel Presents Guidelines for Pa. Turnpike Commission” by Paul Nussbaum for Philadelphia Inquirer.


Why House Republicans Alienate Hispanics: They don’t need them” by Nate Cohn for New York Times.

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