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

March 24, 2015  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

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Obama Promised to Curb the Influence of Lobbyists. Has He Succeeded?” by Juliet Eilperin for Washington Post

McConnell Urges States to Help Thwart Obama’s ‘War on Coal’” by Coral Davenport for New York Times

Vermont: “Senate Passes New Lobbyist Disclosure Rules” by Paul Heintz for Seven Days

Campaign Finance

Arizona: “Senate Panel OKs Higher Campaign-Donation Limits” by Howard Fischer (Capitol Media Services) for Arizona Daily Star

Massachusetts: “State Agency: Hampden County Sheriff’s campaign committee lost money in mutual fund” by Gintautas Dumcius (State House News Service) for MassLive.com

New Mexico: “‘Dark Money’ Bill Dies” by Trip Jennings for New Mexico In Depth

Rhode Island: “R.I. Board of Elections Requests another Staff Member to Audit Campaign Accounts” by Patrick Anderson for Providence Journal


Resigning Congressman Aaron Schock Faces Federal Investigation” by The Associated Press for New Orleans Times-Picayune

Sen. Robert Menendez Case Tests Justice Department’s Anti-Corruption Unit” by Richard Serrano and Timothy Phelps for Los Angeles Times

California: “Inside the Mayor’s Nonprofit that’s Not Really the Mayor’s Nonprofit” by Liam Dillon for Voice of San Diego

Washington: “Seattle City Light’s Ethics Fight with Union Heats up as Whistleblower Left Cold” by Levi Pulkkinen for Seattle Post-Intelligencer


Ted Cruz Hopes Early Campaign Entry Will Focus Voters’ Attention” by Jonathan Martin and Maggie Haberman for New York Times


Texas: “Contracting Reform Bill Sails Out of Senate Committee” by Edgar Walters for Texas Tribune

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