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

April 7, 2015  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

K StreetLobbying

Last-minute lobbying threatens $200B Medicare package” by Sarah Ferris in The Hill.

Illinois: “Chicago Elections Chief Got Lobbying Contracts from Rahm Emanuel’s Administration” by Matthew Cunningham-Cook and David Sirota in International Business Times.

Campaign Finance

Gary Hart: Billion-dollar Clinton campaign should ‘frighten’ Americans” by Johnathan Topaz in Politico.

Rand Paul accepting bitcoins for 2016 bid” by Mario Trujillo in The Hill.

To Get Ahead in Congress: Skip Governing, Raise Money” by Trevor Potter and Meredith McGehee in Politico.

Florida: “Florida’s fundraising explosion” by Anna Palmer and Marc Caputo in Politico.

Michigan: “Between PACs and standard contributions, state politicians reap loads of cash” by Brian Paynter in The Daily Telegram.

Ohio: “Some Cuyahoga County mayors accept campaign contributions from employees” by Bob Sandrick in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Rhode Island: “R.I. owed $2.2 million in fines for unfiled campaign finance reports” by Jennifer McDermott in the Providence Journal.


Nevada: “Bill banning gifts from lobbyists moves forward” by Sandra Chereb in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.


Illinois: “Dates proposed for special elections to replace Aaron Schock” by The Associated Press in the Chicago Sun Times.

Government Tech and Social Media

Booker, McCaskill Beg Higher-Ups for Updated Senate Tech” by Jack Moore in Nextgov.

Continue Reading

State and Federal Communications, Inc. provides research and consulting services for government relations professionals on lobbying laws, procurement lobbying laws, political contribution laws in the United States and Canada. Learn more by visiting stateandfed.com.

Sort by Month