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May 11, 2017  •  

Thursday’s Government Relations and Ethics News


California: “Foes into Friends: Lobbyists make amends to lawmakers with ‘make-up money’” by Laurel Rosenhall for

Illinois: “Ethics Board Rejects Watchdog Recommendation That City Officials Report Lobbying” by Hal Dardick for Chicago Tribune

Campaign Finance

Tennessee: “Bill to Increase Campaign Finance Audits Heads to Governor” by Joel Ebert for The Tennessean


CNN Exclusive: Grand jury subpoenas issued in FBI’s Russia investigation” by Evan Perez, Shimon Prokupecz, and Pamela Brown for CNN

New Hampshire: “Lawmaker Behind Misogynistic Forum: ‘I’ve never hated women’” by Kathleen Ronayne (Associated Press) for U.S. News & World Report

New Jersey: “$25,000 Could Be Yours for Reporting N.J. Corruption” by Owen Proctor for Bergen Record

Pennsylvania: “Philly DA Williams Faces More Federal Corruption Charges” by Jeremy Roebuck for Philadelphia Inquirer

West Virginia: “W. Va. Reporter Arrested for ‘Yelling Questions’ at HHS Secretary” by Doug Stanglin for USA Today

Legislative Issues

Why the IRS Puts White-Nationalist Groups in the Same Category as Orchestras, Planetariums and Zoos” by Max Ehrenfreund for Washington Post

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