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

April 29, 2014  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

K Street


Obama’s Unlobbyists | K Street Files” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.

Bottom Line” in The Hill.

Elizabeth Warren Slams ‘Armies’ of Lobbyists in Washington [Video]” by Ayobami Olugbemiga in InTheCapitol.

Women take power as lobbyists” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Bridging K Street and Kentucky” by Erik Wasson in The Hill.

Lobbyists raise their glass to mentor” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Roundtable adds top GOP staffer” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Florida:  “A Day In The Life Of A Tallahassee Lobbyist” by Gina Jordan on WLRN News.

Illinois: “Ex-Ald. Mell starts lobbying firm with help of daughter Patti Blagojevich” by Hal Dardick in the Chicago Tribune.

Louisiana: “Limit on La. lobbyist spending edges up to $58” by The Associated Press in The Washington Times.

New York:  “Group seeks inquiry into whether Melius broke lobbying laws” by Yancey Roy in Newsday.

Campaign Finance

Rhode Island: “3 RI gubernatorial candidates, all Democrats, sign spending-limit pledge” by Edward Fitzpatrick in the Providence Journal.

Minnesota: “Group challenging Minnesota campaign finance law asks judge to suspend contribution cap” by The Associated Press in The Republic.

New Mexico: “Gov. rakes in donations while lawmakers meet” by Thomas Cole in the Albuquerque Journal.

New York:  “Enterprise asks FEC to supersede NY campaign finance law” by Tom Brune in Newsday.


Rep. Grimm indicted on 20 Counts” by Alexandra Jaffe in The Hill.

Michael Grimm’s Close Friend Indicted” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

Pennsylvania: “Toughen ethics laws, advocates tell Pa. legislators” by Amy Worden in The Inquirer.


What Congress will and won’t get done” by Mike Lillis in The Hill.

From the State Legislatures

Michigan: “2 women bankrolling Grand Rapids term-limits campaign” by Matt Vande Bunte in Michigan Live.

New York: “Unfinished business for the NY legislature” by Karen DeWitt ion North Country Public Radio.

Wisconsin: “Turnover among legislators is highest in decades” by By Jason Stein in the Journal Sentinel.


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