Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

February 26, 2015  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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Hawaii: “Hawaii Monitor: Is a weak lobbying law getting weaker?” by Ian Lind for Honolulu Civil Beat

Campaign Finance

Utah: “Bill Setting Campaign Contribution Limits Passes Committee” by Lisa Riley Roche for Deseret News

West Virginia: “Bill to Remove Political Contribution Limits Sent to Subcommittee” by Joel Ebert for Charleston Daily Mail


Hillary’s State Department OK’d Bill’s Big-Money Speeches” by Josh Gerstein for Politico

Alaska: “APOC Funding Changes Proposed” by Matt Buxton for Fairbanks Daily News Miner

Michigan: “Another Kilpatrick Aide Avoids Prison in Corruption Fallout” by Tresa Baldas for Detroit Free Press

Texas: “Dallas Council Lessens Fundraising Loophole, Tightens Ethics Complaint Process” by Elizabeth Findell for Dallas Morning News


Illinois: “Rahm Emanuel Forced Into Runoff in Bid for Second Term as Chicago Mayor” by Monica Davey for New York Times

Daniel Donovan, Garner Case Prosecutor, Defends Record as He Runs for Congress” by Alexander Burns for New York Times

Legislative Issues

Kansas: “Conservatives Are Changing Kansas Law in Ways That Enshrine Their Power, Weaken Opponents” by Brad Cooper for Kansas City Star

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