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August 3, 2017  •  

Thursday’s State Government and Ethics News


Trump Loyalist Mixes Businesses and Access at ‘Advisory’ Firm” by Nicholas Confessore and Kenneth Vogel for New York Times

Spending Surges in Lobbying’s Top 50” by Megan Wilson for The Hill

Campaign Finance

Florida: “Maddox Says ‘Clerical Error’ Led to Inaccurate Campaign Report” by Jeff Burlew for Tallahassee Democrat

Minnesota: “St. Paul Rep. John Lesch Fined $20,000 for Using Campaign Cash for Personal Expenses” by Rachel Stassen-Berger for St. Paul Pioneer Press

Ohio: “Report: Ohio rep gives illegal donation to his own gubernatorial campaign” by Josh Delk for The Hill


Jared Kushner Stepped Down from 266 ‘Corporate Positions.’ What Does That Mean?” by Jena McGregor for Washington Post

Arizona: “Indicted Lobbyist’s Wife Gave FBI Documents” by Katie Campbell for Arizona Capitol Times

California: “San Diego Boosts Qualifications for Ethics Commission Members” by David Garrick for San Diego Union-Tribune

Texas: “Lawmakers Take Aim at Abbott on Ethics Reform, But He Fires Back” by Jay Root for Texas Tribune

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