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June 8, 2017  •  

Thursday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

Lobbying

Kentucky: “Judge Tosses Ethics Rules for Kentucky Lobbyists, Lawmakers” by Adam Beam (Associated Press) for U.S. News & World Report

Campaign Finance

Maryland: “Montgomery County Candidates Line Up for Taxpayer-Funded Contributions” by Bill Turque for Washington Post

Missouri: “What You Need to Know about Missouri’s Evolving Campaign Finance Laws” by Travis Zimpfer for Missouri Times

Tennessee: “Record $465,000 Fine Issued Against Jeremy Durham for ‘Egregious’ Campaign Finance Violations” by Dave Boucher and Joel Ebert for The Tennessean

Ethics

How Donald Trump Shifted Kids-Cancer Charity Money into His Business” by Dan Alexander for Forbes

Lobbyists, Industry Lawyers Were Granted Ethics Waivers to Work in Trump Administration” by Eric Lipton and Danielle Ivory for New York Times

Top Intelligence Official Told Associates Trump Asked Him If He Could Intervene with Comey on FBI Russia Probe” by Adam Entous for Washington Post

Inside the Heaving, Jostling Capitol Media Mob: ‘We are one tripped senator away’ from disaster.” by Elise Viebeck and Ben Terris for Washington Post

Kentucky: “In Appeal, Gov. Matt Bevin Argues He Paid Fair Price for Anchorage Mansion” by Tom Loftus for Louisville Courier-Journal

New Mexico: “‘Enforcement Gap’ Persists in NM Ethics Laws” by Laura Paskus for NM Political Report

South Carolina: “Senate Approves New South Carolina Ethics Commission Members” by Maya Prabhu for Charleston Post and Courier

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