March 26, 2013 •
Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News
Georgia: “House makes ethics changes; Deal urges action” by Greg Bluestein, Aaron Gould Sheinin and Kristina Torres in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
“Ex-lawmakers go to lobbying-related jobs” by Fredreka Schouten in USA Today.
“Facebook’s Zuckerberg to launch lobby group with Washington consultants” by Jennifer Martinez in The Hill.
Florida: “Friend of U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan evades prison time for illegal fundraising” by Susan Taylor Martin in the Tampa Bay Times.
Montana: “Bill to overhaul campaign finance law passes” by Charles S. Johnson in the Billings Gazette.
“Michele Bachmann under investigation for campaign finance violations” by John Bresnahan and Byron Tau in Politico.
Connecticut: “Today’s lesson: Politicians dislike being called corrupt” by Mark Pazniokas in the Connecticut Mirror.
Texas: “Donations to Judicial Campaigns Spur Ethics Worries” by Maurice Chammah in the Texas Tribune.
Alabama: “Election runoffs targeted; legislation would allow candidates to win nominations with just 35 percent to win in a primary vote” by Brian Lyman in the Montgomery Advertiser.
Maine: “Bill would bar secretary of state, attorney general and treasurer from running for office” by Christopher Cousins in the Bangor Daily News.
From the State Legislatures
Idaho: “House targets Friday adjournment – barring mishaps” by The Associated Press in the Idaho State Journal.
South Dakota: “SD Legislature ends annual legislative session” in the Rapid City Journal.
Utah: “Utah Legislature passed record number of bills” by Lee Davidson in the Salt Lake Tribune.
“San Francisco Tells New York: Our Data Is Bigger Than Your Data” by Sarah Lai Stirland in TechPresident.
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