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

September 28, 2017  •  

Thursday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup


Illinois: “Lobbying Is All in the Zalewski Family” by W.J. Kennedy for Chicago City Wire

Missouri: “Ethics Panel Fines Adviser to Missouri Mega Donor at Center of Pay-to-Play Allegations” by Jason Hancock for Kansas City Star

Campaign Finance

Your Favorite Companies May Be Political Black Boxes” by Lateshia Beachum for Center for Public Integrity

Alabama: “Former House Majority Leader Micky Hammon Pleads Guilty to Mail Fraud” by Brian Lyman for Montgomery Advertiser

Maryland: “Rawlings-Blake to Repay More Than $5K in Expenses to Campaign” by Luke Broadwater for Baltimore Sun

New York: “NY Senator Wants to Make It Illegal for Powerful Interests to Hide Behind LLCs” by Emma Whitford for Gothamist


Trump’s Health Secretary May Not Be Leaving Just Yet” by Jennifer Epstein, Justin Sink and Anna Edney for

Bills to Protect Mueller Are Bipartisan, but the Path Forward Is Uncertain” by Nicholas Fandos for New York Times

Legislative Issues

California: “What a Difference Three Days Makes: How voters shook up California’s Legislature” by Laurel Rosenhall for CALmatters

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