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

March 18, 2014  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

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Wide-Ranging Bill Seeks to Shine More Light on Lobbying and Regulatory Process” by Charles S. Clark in Government Executive.

Kansas:  “Legislator proposes to ban judicial lobbyists” by Andy Marso in The Topeka Capital-Journal.

Ohio: “Lobbyists spent $609K on state officials last year” by Jim Siegel in The Columbus Dispatch.

Tennessee: “Brew Battle: Tennessee Whiskey Makers Employ DC Lobbyists to Fight Over Product Definition” by Tess VandenDolder in InTheCapital.

Campaign Finance

Watchdogs: Wordless political ads may break federal rules” by Fredreka Schouten in USA Today.

Merriam-Webster Makes ‘Super PAC’ Official” by Dave Levinthal in The Huffington Post.

California: “Highlighting Democratic losses, Republicans block California campaign finance bill” by Jeremy B. White in The Sacramento Bee.

California: “Report: Rebooting Campaign Finance Disclosure in California” by Ed Coghlan in Public CEO.

District of Columbia: “D.C.’s Office of Campaign Finance is failing its mission” editorial piece in The Washington Post.

Michigan: “Electronic Campaign Finance Reporting Expanding in Some Michigan Counties” by the Michigan Radio Network on News Radio Wood.

New Hampshire: “N.H. voters embrace campaign finance reform” by John Toole in the Eagle-Tribune.

Virginia: “Former Edwards financial backer ‘Bunny’ Mellon dies at 103” on CNN Politics.


Louisiana: “It’s official: Edwin Edwards is running for Congress” by Lauren McGaughy in The Times-Picayune.

Pennsylvania: “State Ethics Commission: ʹCulture of excessʹ led to gifts” by Dave Marcheskie on WHTM ABC 27 News.


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