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July 20, 2017  •  

Thursday’s State Government and Ethics News


Couple Wants to Make Lobbying Accessible and ‘Good’” by Alex Gangitano for Roll Call

Florida: “Lobbyist Give $2,000 to Miami Politician After He Appointed Him to Powerful Board” by Jerry Iannelli for Miami New Times

Illinois: “Emanuel Email Case Nets Five More Lobbying Violations” by Jared Rutecki for Better Government Association

Campaign Finance

FEC Contacts with IRS Broke No Rules, Report Says” by Kenneth Doyle for Bloomberg BNA

Maine: “Three of Four Casino Campaign PACs Fail to Meet Finance Reports Deadline” by Steve Mistler for Maine Public Radio

Missouri: “Gov. Greitens’ Nonprofit Gives $250,000 in Dark Money to Right-to-Work PAC” by Jason Hancock and Neil Nakahodo for Kansas City Star

Missouri: “Lawmaker from Berkeley Fined $114,000 for Campaign Finance Violations” by Kurt Erickson for St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Tennessee: “Nashville Sen. Thelma Harper’s Campaign Report Showed More Money Spent Than in Account” by Dave Boucher for The Tennessean


Trump Election Commission, Already Under Fire, Holds First Meeting” by Michael Wines for New York Times

Legislative Issues

For Republican Party, Governing Is a Long-Term Problem” by Jeremy Peters for New York Times

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