Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update - State and Federal Communications

February 18, 2014  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

K StreetLobbying

A wave of Capitol Hill retirements may force some lobbyists to rebrand themselves” by Holly Yeager in The Washington Post.

California: “California bill would ban lobbyists from hosting fundraisers” by Laurel Rosenhall in The Sacramento Bee.

Florida: “Florida lobbying haul for 2013? $226 million” by Aaron Deslatte in the Orlando Sentinel.

Florida: “Should David Beckham have registered as Miami-Dade lobbyist? Ethics commission is investigating” by Patricia Mazzei in the Miami Herald.

New Mexico: “ʹCooling-offʹ period for lobbying clears House” by Dan Boyd in the Albuquerque Journal.

Oklahoma: “Oklahoma state House defeats bill limiting lobbyists” by Randy Ellis in The Oklahoman.

Washington: “Washington House passes bill for better access to lobbyist reports” by The Associated Press in The Oregonian.

Campaign Finance

Citizens United rolls, SEC rule drifts” by Michael Kirkland in United Press International.

Supremes Could Decide Sky’s the Limit for Campaign Donations” by Melinda Tuhus in the Public News Service.

Arizona: “Most local legislators don’t deduct travel expenses from campaign funds” by Mara Knaub in the Yuma Sun.

California (San Bernardino County): “Campaign finance reform adopted by County” by S. E. Williams in The Alpenhorn News.

California: “Ex-Detective Linked To San Diego Campaign Finance Scandal Pleads Not Guilty” by Tarryn Mento in KPBS.

New York: “New York Lawmakers Push For Public Financing Of Elections” by Dave Lucas in WAMC Northeast Public Radio.

New York City: “NYC Campaign Finance Board Approves 2017 Spending Limits For Top Elections” by Celeste Katz in the New York Daily News.

Oregon: “State website remains closed” by Diane Dietz in The Register-Guard.

Texas: “Ethics Commission tackles campaign finance duplicates” by David Saleh Rauf in the Houston Chronicle.

Texas: “Texas Ethics Commission Considering ʹDark Moneyʹ Disclosure Proposal” by Ryan Poppe on Texas Public Radio.

Vermont: “Campaign Finance Revisions Fail” by Pat Bradley in WAMC Northeast Public Radio.


May Staffers Write for Money? | A Question of Ethics” by C. Simon Davidson in Roll Call.

Hawaii: “Applicants Sought for State Ethics Commission” by Chad Blair in the Honolulu Civil Beat.

Louisiana: “Ray Nagin completes his fall from fresh, reform-talking leader to convicted corrupt politician” by Mark Waller in the Times-Picayune.

Texas: “Dewhurst taps prominent ex-lawmaker for ethics post” by David Saleh Rauf in the San Antonio Express-News.

Vermont: “Ethics legislation gains steam, support” by Neal Goswami in the Times Argus.

Vermont: “Vt. Rep. Wants Ethics Rules for Lawmakers” by Anne Galloway in the Valley News.

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