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May 3, 2018  •  

Thursday’s Government and Ethics News

Campaign Finance

Ohio: “Mary Taylor’s $3 Million Campaign Loan Subject of State Legislator’s Elections Complaint” by Andrew Tobias for Cleveland Plain Dealer


California: “Crimes Are No Longer a Disqualification for Republican Candidates” by Michael Scherer (Washington Post) for San Francisco Chronicle

Georgia: “Georgia Governor Candidate Aims Gun at Teen in Campaign Ad. ‘Get Over It,’ He Tells Critics.” by Samantha Scxhmidt (Washington Post) for Chicago Tribune


National: “Mueller Raised Possibility of Presidential Subpoena in Meeting with Trump’s Legal Team” by Carol Leonnig and Robert Costa (Washington Post) for Chicago Tribune

Maryland: “Maryland Schools Superintendent Rejects Verletta White as Baltimore County Schools Chief, Citing Ethics Lapse” by Liz Bowie and Doug Donovan for Baltimore Sun

Massachusetts: “Rosenberg Cited for ‘Failure of Judgment and Leadership’ in Blistering Ethics Report” by Matt Stout, Joshua Miller, and Yvonne Abraham for Boston Globe

New York: “NY Appeals Court Rejects de Blasio’s Bid to Shield Emails from Disclosure” by Andrew Denney for New York Law Journal

Oklahoma: “Chairman of Oklahoma Ethics Commission Accuses Legislators of Retaliation” by Nolan Clay for The Oklahoman

Washington D.C.: “Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theories Roil DC City Government” by Ashraf Khalili for Associated Press


National: “Lobbyist Helped Broker Scott Pruitt’s $100,000 Trip to Morocco” by Kevin Sullivan, Juliet Eilperin, and Brady Dennis (Washington Post) for Chicago Tribune

England: “Cabinet Office Searches for Lobbying Tsar Who Can ‘Command Respect’” by David Singleton for Public Affairs Now

Missouri: “Lobbyist Gift Ban Legislation Proceeds – with a Twist” by Katie Parkins and Sarah Kellog for Columbian Missourian

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