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

December 21, 2017  •  

Thursday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup


Louisiana: “LA’s Ethics Commission Wants More Transparency from Lobbyists” by Libby Denkmann for KPCC

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New Hope, New Problem: Will Federal Election Commission shut down?” by Dave Levinthal for Center for Public Integrity

Arizona: “Law’s Wording to Play Key Role in Court Case Involving APS’ Political Spending” by Howard Fischer (Capitol News Services) for Arizona Daily Star

California: “L.A. Real Estate Developer and Billboard Executive Fined Over Political Donations” by Emily Alpert Reyes for Los Angeles Times


California: “Former Beaumont City Officials Plead Guilty to Felony Charges” by City News Service for Los Angeles Times

Florida: “Jack Latvala Resigns from the Florida Senate” by Steve Bousquet for Tampa Bay Times

Nevada: “NV Legislature’s Administrative Arm Expands Harassment Rule” by Scott Sonner (Associated Press) for Sacramento Bee

Canada: “Trudeau Apologizes for Violating Ethics Laws with Visits to Aga Khan’s Island” by Catharine Tunney for CBC News


Clashes Over State Ballot Initiatives Could Spill Into 2018” by James Nord (Associated Press) for Federal News Radio

Senate Investigators Scrutinize Another Presidential Candidate: Jill Stein” by Nicholas Fandos for New York Times

Virginia: “Virginia Court Tosses Out One-Vote Victory That Briefly Ended GOP Majority in House” by Jim Morrison and Fenit Nirappil for Washington Post

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