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

May 27, 2014  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

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Patton Boggs, Squire Sanders to merge” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Bitcoin gets a lobbyist” by Julian Hattem in The Hill.

Illinois: “Retired congressman cashes in as transit lobbyist, consultant” by Chuck Neubauer and Sandy Bergo in the Chicago Sun-Times.

Campaign Finance

GOP Sues to End Fundraising Limits on Political Parties” by Brody Mullins in The Wall Street Journal.

Shrinking Line Separates Campaign Donations From Bribes” by Albert R. Hunt in Bloomberg.

Arkansas: “Arkansas Ethics Panel Issues Opinion On Electronic Campaign Contributions” in the Times Record.

New Jersey: “Special interest money in Newark election fuels debate over campaign finance reform” by Ted Sherman in The Star-Ledger.

New York: “NY won’t enforce $150G contribution limit on individual donors” by Michael Gormley in Newsday.

New York: “Poll finds New Yorkers support campaign finance” by The Associated Press in The Wall Street Journal.

Virginia: “McAuliffe vetoes bill that would ban donations from companies seeking economic grants” by Jenna Portnoy in The Washington Post.

Wisconsin: “Will Wisconsin follow FEC’s lead on bitcoin approval?” by Steven Elbow in The Capital Times.


New York: “NY lawmaker’s campaign manager quits” by Cameron Joseph in The Hill.

Pennsylvania: “Pennsylvania has one of nation’s most lax ethics laws for politicians” by Karen Shuey in Lancaster Online.

Rhode Island: “Candidates for governor discuss R.I.’s reputation for secrecy, cronyism / Video” by C. Eugene Emery, Jr. in the Providence Journal.

South Carolina: “SC ethics reform likely will not include independent oversight of legislators” by Andrew Shain in The State.

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