Thursday's LobbyComply News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

November 29, 2018  •  

Thursday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance

National: “Unnamed Donors Gave Large Sums to Conservative Nonprofit That Funded Pro-Trump Allies” by Michelle Ye Hee Lee (Washington Post) for MSN

Alaska: “Judges Open Door Wider for Out-of-State Money in Alaska Elections” by James Brooks for Anchorage Daily News


National: “Roger Stone Sought WikiLeaks’ Plans Amid 2016 Campaign, Associate Says” by Sharon LaFraniere and Maggie Haberman New York Times) for WRAL

Michigan: “Ethics Committee: Brenda Jones can keep Detroit job while in Congress” by Todd Spangler and Kat Stafford for Detroit Free Press

Mississippi: “Cindy Hyde-Smith Holds Off Mike Espy to Keep Mississippi Senate Seat” by Alan Blinder (New York Times) for WRAL


National: “Manafort’s Lawyer Said to Brief Trump Attorneys on What He Told Mueller” by Michael Schmidt, Sharon LaFraniere, and Maggie Haberman (New York Times) for MSN

National: “Republicans Block Mueller Protection Bill from Senate Floor Vote” by Caitlin Oprysko and Marianne Levine for Politico

New Mexico: “SIC Approves $5.65 Million ‘Pay-to-Play’ Settlement” by Dan Boyd for Albuquerque Journal

Pennsylvania: “Ex-Allentown Finance Director Sentenced to House Arrest for Pay-to-Play Scheme” by Peter Hall and Emily Opilo for Allentown Morning Call

Tennessee: “Mayor Briley Halts Public Works Contracts, Hires Compliance Officer Amid Questions Raised in Audit” by Joey Garrison for The Tennessean


Missouri: “Federal Appeals Court Decides Against Mid-Missouri Man, Ruling Unpaid Activists Are Lobbyists” by the Staff for Lake Expo

New York: “Lawsuit Seeks to Block New York’s Sweeping New Lobbying Rules” by Chris Bragg for Albany Times Union

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