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February 23, 2017  •  

Thursday’s Government Relations and Ethics News


California: “Penalty for Lobbyist – But Not Politicians – After $51,000 Birthday Party” by Emily Alpert Reyes for Los Angeles Times

Utah: “Utah Lobbyists Treat Lawmakers with No Scrutiny” by Michelle Price (Associated Press) for Deseret News

Campaign Finance

FEC Member: I have the right to demand Trump prove voter fraud claims” by Eli Watkins for CNN

Kansas: “Kansas Rejects Higher Limits on Donations to Candidates” by John Hanna (Associated Press) for

Texas: “House Member Marks One-Year Anniversary of Filing Zero Campaign Finance Reports” by Jackie Wang for Texas Tribune


Trump’s ‘Winter White House’: A peek at the exclusive members’ list at Mar-a-Lago” by Nicholas Confessore, Maggie Haberman, and Eric Lipton for New York Times

From Trump the Nationalist, a Trail of Global Trademarks” by Danny Hakim and Sui-Lee Wee for New York Times

Colorado: “Denver City Council Panel Advances New Ethics Rules” by Jon Murray for Denver Post

Florida: “Brevard County Commissioners Put Forth Ethics Reform Plan” by Dave Berman for Florida Today

Kentucky: “Liquor Dealer in Kentucky House Getting Action on His Liquor Bills” by John Cheves for Lexington Herald-Leader

Legislative Issues

Tennessee, Texas Stand Out for Strengthened Hill Sway” by David Hawkins for Roll Call

Virginia: “Some Hope to Increase Diversity Among Va. Legislative Aides” by Patrick Wilson for Richmond Times-Dispatch

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