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

August 5, 2014  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

K StreetLobbying

Groupon joins Web lobby group” by Julian Hattem in The Hill.

Campaign Finance

GOP launches new big money effort” by Byron Tau in Politico.

Super PACs’ spending isn’t always welcomed by candidates they support” by Karen Tumulty in The Washington Post.

Arizona: “‘Dark money’ influencing state elections” by Howard Fischer in the Verde Independent.

Iowa: “New PAC seeks to expose campaign finance law flaws” by James Lynch in the WCF Courier.

Kansas: “They bought what?! Top 5 ridiculous Kansas campaign cash purchases” by Travis Perry in Kansas Watchdog.

Montana: “Campaign finance ruling should come after election” by Matt Volz (Associated Press in The Sacramento Bee.


New Jersey: “Christie’s ethics watchdogs fail to bark or bite” by Mark Lagerkvist in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

New Jersey: “PAC’s donation to Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson’s campaign raises pay-to-play concerns” by Jenna Pizzi in the Times of Trenton.


Top 10 Most Vulnerable Senators” by Kyle Trygstad and Alexis Levinson in Roll Call.


Policing Private Contractors Is Challenge for States” by Jenni Bergal in Stateline.

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