Thursday's Government and Ethics News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

November 16, 2017  •  

Thursday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup


Inside the ‘Lewandowski Embassy’” by Theodoric Meyer, Daniel Lippman, and Josh Dawsey for Politico

Mueller Puts Spotlight on Foreign Lobbying” by Megan Wilson for The Hill

Campaign Finance

Kochs Key Among Small Group Quietly Funding Legal Assault on Campaign Finance Regulation” by Lateshia Beachum for Center for Public Integrity

New York: “A Growing Call to Limit Lawyers’ Donations to Prosecutors” by James McKinley Jr. for New York Times

North Carolina: “Nonprofit Provides TV Studio for Lt. Gov. Forest’s Office” by Travis Fain for WRAL


When the Subject Is Russia, Trump’s Advisers Have Spotty Memories” by Matt Zapotosky for Washington Post

Florida: “This Beach Official Is Accused of Trading Favors for Hotel Stays. Now He May Be Charged” by Joey Flechas and David Ovalle for Miami Herald

Louisiana: “Louisiana Politics: State ethics revisions seem likely; committee created” by Jeremy Alford for

New Jersey: “Joey Torres Gets 5 Years on Paterson Corruption Charge” by Joe Malinconico (Patterson Times) for Bergen Record

New York: “Museum of Political Corruption Bestows Nellie Bly Award” by Amy Biancolli for Albany Times Union

Texas: “Fort Worth School District’s Tale of Two Ethics Policies Goes to Committee – Again” by Diane Smith for Fort Worth Star-Telegram


The Brave New World of Political Conspiracy-Theory Illustrations” by Philip Bump for Washington Post

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