Thursday News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

January 17, 2013  •  

Thursday News Roundup

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Actor John Corbett gives lobbying new tune” by Patrick Gavin in Politico.

K Street Files: Business Roundtable Weighs In on Entitlements” by Janie Lorber in Roll Call.

NRA’s lobbying bags big legislative wins in states over the past two decades” by Peter Wallsten and Tom Hamburger in The Washington Post.

Campaign Finance

Iowa:  “Senators target campaign spending reform in Iowa” by Jason Noble in Des Moines Register.

Maryland: “Groups to rally in Maryland to urge for campaign finance reforms” by The Associated Press in The Washington Post.


Former FEMA exec pleads guilty to conflict of interest charges” by Kegar Pavgi in Government Executive.

Under Contract” in The Hill.

California ethics commission is at a crossroads” by Patrick McGreevy in the Los Angeles Times.

Oregon:  “Oregon ethics board will consider Kitzhaber speaking fees” by Christian Gaston in The Oregonian.

Texas:  “For Ethics Commission, Big Hurdles to Reform” by Morgan Smith in the Texas Tribune.

Texas:  “Ethics bill would require disclosure of lawmakers’ contracts with state of Texas” by Mark Lisheron in Texas Watchdog.

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