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

September 21, 2017  •  

Thursday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup

Campaign Finance

Trump Using Campaign, RNC Funds to Pay Legal Bills from Russia Probe: Sources” by Karen Freifeld and Ginger Gibson for Reuters

Connecticut: “Counterattack at GOP Effort to Repeal Public Financing” by Mark Pazniokas for Connecticut Mirror

Maryland: “Council Candidate Wants to Tie Disaster Relief to Campaign Contributions” by Andrew Metcalf for Bethesda Magazine

Michigan: “Snyder Approves Unlimited Super PAC Cash” by Michael Gerstein for Detroit News


Florida: “Lacking Support, Lobbying Ordinance Gets No Hearing in Hernando” by Barbara Behrendt for Tampa Bay Times

New York: “JCOPE Commissioners Again Rule Civil Liberties Group Must Disclose Donors” by Chris Bragg for Albany Times Union

Oregon: “Portland Lawmaker Cleared of Allegation He Ranked Female Lobbyists on Looks” by Gordon Friedman for Portland Oregonian


Mueller Seeks White House Documents Related to Trump’s Actions as President” by Michael Schmidt for New York Times

Price’s Private-Jet Travel Breaks Precedent” by Dan Diamond and Rachana Pradhan for Politico

For Trump Aides Caught in Russia Probe, Legal Bills and Paranoia” by Shannon Pettypiece for

Washington: “Seattle City Council Picks Tim Burgess to Replace Bruce Harrell as Temporary Mayor” by Daniel Beekman for Seattle Times

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