Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

January 8, 2015  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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LD 1750: A study in how special interests get their way in the Maine Legislature” by Naomi Schalit (Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting) for St. John Valley Times

Campaign Finance

Governors’ Inaugural Celebration Plans, by State” by The Associated Press  for New York Times

FEC Alleges Personal Use of Campaign Funds by Former Senate Candidate O’Donnell” by Randall Chase (Associated Press) for Daily Journal

Parties Poised to Exploit Broad New Rules” by Eliza Newlin Carney for Roll Call


Jeb Bush Education Foundation Played Leading Role in Mixing Politics, Policy” by Lindsey Layton for Washington Post

House Edits Rules to Help Members Facing Ethics Probes” by Paul Singer for USA Today

Former Alabama Education Official Gets 2-Year Sentence” by Philip Rawls (Associated Press) for Tuscaloosa News

In Stamford, Donation to City Raises Ethics Questions” by Elizabeth Kim for Stamford Advocate

Legislative Issues

Peoria Lawmaker Proposes More Difficult Route to Amend State Constitution” by Howard Fischer (Capitol News Services) for East Valley Tribune

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