December 24, 2013 •
Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update
“Bank lobby threatens ‘Volcker Rule’ suit” by Peter Schroeder in The Hill.
“Republican National Committee Pays Santa for Travel” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.
“Retiring Members of Congress Hold Over $13 Million in Campaign Accounts” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call’s Political MoneyLine.
Montana: “Judge strikes part of campaign finance initiative” by Matthew Brown (Associated Press) in the Miami Herald.
Texas: “For Candidates, the End of the Year is a Deadline” by Ross Ramsey in The Texas Tribune.
Michigan: “Former Michigan lawmaker pleads no contest in ponzi scam that defrauded elderly” by Kathleen Gray in the Lansing State Journal.
Ohio: “Former Ohio deputy treasurer pleads guilty to corruption charges” by Kim Palmer in the Chicago Tribune.
“The Best (or Worst) of Congress in 2013 (Video)” by JM Rieger in Roll Call.
“The 7 Most Important Things Congress Did in 2013 (and the Top 25 Things It Didn’t)” by David Hawkings in Roll Call.
Government Tech and Social Media
“How Social Media Changed in 2013” by Mike Allen in Politico Playbook.
“Federal Agencies Must Rethink Digital Strategies” by Tom Greiner in Information Week.
“New Santa Fe City Website Comes With Hefty Price Tag” by Kiera Hay in Government Technology.
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