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May 14, 2013  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News

K StreetLobbying

Lobbying and Contributions by High Frequency Traders” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

K Street worries over spread of IRS scandal amid push for tax reform” by Erik Wasson and Peter Schroeder in The Hill.

New York: “When Campaign Aides Are Lobbyists, Questions Mount” by Ross Barkan in City Limits.

Tennessee: “Tennessee Ethics Commission to meet on Ingram lobbying case” by Andy Sher in the Times Free Press.

Campaign Finance

SEC nears decision on requiring businesses to disclose donations” by Ben Goad in The Hill.

States’ Seek to Limit Undisclosed Political Donations” by Matea Gold, Chris Megerian and Mark Z. Barabak in Governing.

IRS mess adds to campaign finance free-for-all” by Byron Tau, Tarini Parti and Kelsey Snell in Politico.

Pelosi Injects Campaign Finance Debate Into IRS Scandal” by Emma Dumain in Roll Call.

Nebraska: “Nebraska Attorney General fined $19,000 by FEC” by The Associated Press in the Beatrice Daily Sun.

Texas: “House set to send disclosure bill to Gov. Perry” by Will Weissert (Associated Press) in the Houston Chronicle.

Vermont: “Vt. lawmakers drop campaign finance reform” by The Associated Press in New England Cable News.

From the State Legislatures

Arizona: “Lawmakers to see cut in daily pay this week” by The Associated Press in the Arizona Capitol Times.

Utah: “Utah Lawmakers Back to Capitol to Prep for Next Year” by The Associated Press in KUTV News.

Washington: “Washington lawmakers return to Capitol for special session” by The Associated Press in The Oregonian.

Washington: “Washington Gov. Inslee narrows priorities for legislative special session” by The Associated in The Oregonian.


Which States Saw Voter Turnout Jump, Decline Most Last Year?” by Mike Maciag in Governing.

Social Media

Social Advocacy & Politics: A Virtual Political Debate Via Twitter” by Alan Rosenblatt in Social Media Today.

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