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

January 18, 2018  •  

Thursday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup

Campaign Finance

Virginia: “Senate Committee Kills Bill to Ban Campaign Donations from Public-Service Corporations” by Patrick Wilson for Richmond Times-Dispatch


National: “A Case for Math, Not ‘Gobbledygook,’ in Judging Partisan Voting Maps” by Adam Liptak for New York Times

Michigan: “County Board Chair Uses Unlicensed Security at Public Meetings” by Malachi Barrett for


National: “Bannon Agrees to Cooperate with Mueller Inquiry” by Michael Schmidt for New York Times

New York: “Cuomo to Give New York’s Ethics Watchdog More Money to Probe Sexual Harassment Claims” by Madina Toure for The Observer

New York: “NY Corruption Trial of Ex-Cuomo Aide, Cor Execs: A preview from A to Ziti” by the Staff for Syracuse Post-Standard


Federal: “House Panel to Consider Stronger Foreign Lobbying Rules” by Kate Ackley for Roll Call

Mississippi: “Lobbyist Who Asked Harrison County Supervisor for Oral Sex Resigns from Gulfport, Airport” by Anita Lee for The Sun Herald

Missouri: “Lobbyist Gift Restriction Launched from Missouri House to Senate” by Jack Suntrup for St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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