February 19, 2013 •
Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News
“Lobbyists Use Campaign-Style Opposition Research to Turn Tables on Rivals” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.
“Data mining is new lobbying gold” by Byron Tau in Politico.
“First ladies, first lobbyists?” by Kristin Donnelly in MSNBC.
Arizona: “Arizona senators look to revamp lobbying gift ban” by The Associated Press in the Arizona Daily Sun.
Colorado: “Colorado gun-control bills draw no big lobbying money — yet” by Karen E. Crummy in the Denver Post.
Florida: “Legislative lobbying hit $123 million last year” by Travis Pillow in the Tallahassee Democrat.
Georgia: “Vote possible on proposed Ga. lobbying rules” by The Associated Press in the Daily Citizen.
Kansas: “Lobbyists vouch for bill to increase spending limits” by Andy Marso in the Topeka Capitol-Journal.
Nebraska: “Senators want to stop lobbyist contributions during session” by Kevin O’Hanlon in the Lincoln Journal Star.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: “Nutter asks Ethics Board for ruling on city lobbying regs” by Jan Ransom in the Philadelphia Inquirer-Daily News.
“Watchdog groups warn of fundraising scandal in Obama second term” by Alexander Bolton in The Hill.
Alaska: “Democratic proposal seeks campaign finance change” by The Associated Press in the Anchorage Daily News.
California: “Proposal would repeal limits on campaign contributions in California” by Patrick McGreevy in the Los Angeles Times.
New York: “Public Forum Discusses Campaign Finance Reform” by Adam Littman in the Nanuet Patch.
New York: “Republican candidate George McDonald tries an unusual path to New York’s mayoralty: the brazenly defiant fundraising scofflaw” by Jonathan Lemire in the Daily News.
Colorado: “Ethics commission delays release of Gessler probe once again” by Tim Hoover in the Denver Post.
Florida: “Michelle Anchors appointed to Commission on Ethics” by Tom McLaughlin in the NWF Daily News.
North Carolina: “Lawmakers’ economic interests not easily tracked” by Mark Binker in WRAL.
Oklahoma: “New Ethics Commission director eyes reforms” by James Coburn in the Edmund Sun.
Knox County, Tennessee: “Panel to examine ethics commission makeup, scope of investigative powers” by Mike Donila in the Knoxville News-Sentinel.
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