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March 12, 2013  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News

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Scott Brown joins law and lobby firm” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.

Bottom Line” in The Hill.

Former US Rep. Jerry Costello opens lobbying firm” in the Pantagraph.

Florida: “Senator backing lobbyist restrictions is lobbyist himself” by Aaron Deslatte in the Orlando Sentinel.

Campaign Finance

What it costs to win a Congressional election” by Jon Terbush in The Week.

Florida: “Senate’s campaign finance compromise creates mega PACs” by Mary Ellen Klas in the Miami Herald.

Nevada: “Bill seeks tighter Nevada campaign reporting laws” by The Associated Press in the Las Vegas Sun.

Wisconsin: “Campaign spending in Wisconsin more than triples” by Jason Stein in the Journal Sentinel.


FEC: Larry Craig Misused Campaign Funds for Personal Legal Expenses” by Mike Scarcella in The Blog of Legal Times.

Utah: “Executive branch ethics bill advances in Utah” by Lee Davidson in the Salt Lake Tribune.

Open Government

Thank you, Eric Brown and the Political Activity Law blog for reminding us that this week is Sunshine Week!

Legislative Issues

Report: Members of Congress Happy With Their Jobs” by Emma Dumain in Roll Call.

Alaska: “Alaska Legislature Celebrates its Centennial, Creates Commission to Recognize First Territorial Legislature” by  Morgan Cullen in NCSL’s The Thicket.

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