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

April 22, 2014  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

K Street


K Street bounces back” by Megan R. Wilson and Peter Schroeder in The Hill.

Campaign Finance

Justice Stevens Suggests Solution for ‘Giant Step in the Wrong Direction’” by Adam Liptak in The New York Times.

The Bullet Democracy Dodged” by Ciara Torres-Spelliscy in the Brennan Center for Justice blog.

Candidate-specific PACs emerge as a way to propel friends to office” by Julie Bykowicz (Bloomberg News) in the Chicago Tribune.

Alaska: “Local firms threatened with big fines for failing to report campaign contributions” by Nathaniel Herz in the Anchorage Daily News.

Michigan: “Who’s paying for all those political ads? Outside groups outspending top Michigan candidates” by Jonathan Oosting in Michigan Live.

North Carolina: “Mecklenburg County to tighten campaign finance audits” by Ames Alexander in The Charlotte Observer.


New Jersey: “Christie campaign has spent more than $300K on bridge scandal legal fees” by Matt Friedman in The Star-Ledger.

Government Tech and Social Media

Social Advocacy & Politics: Riding the Wave, or Social Media Transforms the Newsroom” by Alan Rosenblatt in Social Media Today.


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