July 1, 2014 •
Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update
“LobbyIt: Aiming to be everyman’s lobbyist” by Catherine Ho in The Washington Post.
“The Influence Industry: Ex-Im Bank renewal, a familiar issue on K Street, divides GOP” by Holly Yeager in The Washington Post.
Rhode Island: “Ex-RI House speaker Fox’s personal loan from registered lobbyist still unpaid” by W. Ray Malinowski in the Providence Journal.
Indiana: “Terre Haute’s Jim Bopp Jr. a conservative titan” by Mark Bennett in the Sacramento Bee.
Ohio: “GOP donor found not guilty on campaign finance charges, guilty of obstruction” by Joe Vardon in the Columbus Dispatch.
California: “SF open government and ethics oversight broken, report says” by Jonah Owen Lamb in The Examiner.
Illinois: “Closer Look: Ill. legislative watchdog steps down” by The Associated Press in The Washington Examiner.
Kentucky: “Legislative caucuses rely on PACs, reports show” by Tom Loftus in The Courier Journal.
New York: “Three months after Gov. Cuomo pulled plug on Moreland Commission, executive director still being paid” by Ken Lovett in the NY Daily News.
North Carolina: “Former FBI agent Chuck Stuber opens up about corruption cases against NC politicians” by J. Andrew Curliss in the News & Observer.
Wisconsin: “No Conclusion in Inquiry Into Scott Walker’s Campaign Fund-Raising” by Monica Davey in The New York Times.
Ohio: “Cleveland should learn fate of Republican National Convention bid no later than early August” by Henry J. Gomez in the Plain Dealer.
Government Tech and Social Media
“Mistaken Identity: People Angry at Supreme Court Decision Vent at Blog” by Chris Taylor on Mashable.
California: “California governor signs bill to bring bitcoin and other currency into fold” in Reuters.
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