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

July 22, 2014  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

K StreetLobbying

New king of K Street” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Business Bottom Line” in The Hill.

How to Disclose Your Lobbying While Keeping the Public In the Dark” by Ben Geman in National Journal.

Texas: “Activist fined $10,000 for not registering as lobbyist” by David Saleh Rauf in the Houston Chronicle.

Campaign Finance

Want to reduce polarization? Give parties more money.” by Ray LaRaja and Brian Schaffner in The Washington Post.

Politicos souring on FEC advice?” by Dave Levinthal in The Center for Public Integrity.

Money gap: Why don’t women give?” by Anna Palmer and Tarini Parti in Politico.

Massachusetts: “Mass. Senate To Debate PAC Disclosure Bill” by The Associated Press on WBUR.


Stars may be aligning for transparency legislation” by Josh Gerstein in Politico.

Pennsylvania: “State Ethics Commission confirms investigation of Pennsylvania’s legislative sting case” by Charles Thompson in The Patriot-News.


… And Congress punts” by Burgess Everett in Politico.

Issues pile up in Congress” by Jake Sherman in Politico.

One chart that shows Congress can actually get things done” by Chris Cillizza in The Washington Post.

Members of Congress Plan to Live on Minimum Wage for a Week” by Scott Wilson on ABC News.

Government Tech and Social Media

Washington D.C. Launches Open Data Policy, FOIA Portal” in Government Technology.

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