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

October 26, 2017  •  

Thursday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup


Florida: “City Manager Asked Lobbyist for Football Tickets” by Jeff Burlew for Tallahassee Democrat

New York: “Reform Group Criticizes JCOPE’s Online Lobbying Filing System” by Chris Bragg for Albany Times Union

Campaign Finance

Arizona: “Tempe Considers Ballot Measure to Curb ‘Dark Money’ Influence in Elections” by Jerod MacDonad-Evoy for Arizona Republic

Missouri: “New Limits to Campaign Financing Confuse Missouri’s Political Candidates” by Jo Mannies for St. Louis Public Radio

Pennsylvania: “2 Top Brady Aides Charged in Probe of Payoff to 2012 Primary Rival” by Jeremy Roebuck, Chris Brennan, and Craig McCoy for Philadelphia Inquirer


Illinois: “Women Want Statehouse Sexual Harassment Exposed – and Stopped” by Tina Sfondeles for Chicago Sun-Times

Pennsylvania: “Irate Judge Gives Ex-Philly DA Seth Williams 5-Year Sentence in Bribery, Corruption Case” by Jeremy Roebuck for Philadelphia Inquirer

South Carolina: “Quinn’s State House ‘Tentacles’ Included Paying Lawmakers $1.3 Million, Judge Told” by John Monk for The State

Tennessee: “Ethics Commission Levies $30,000 Fine Against Jeremy Durham” by Joel Ebert for The Tennessean


Study: Despite changing demographics, the political playing field still tilts toward white men” by Vanessa Williams for Washington Post

Clinton Campaign, DNC Paid for Research That Led to Russia Dossier” by Adam Entous, Devlin Barrett, and Rosalind Helderman for Washington Post

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