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

May 5, 2015  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

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Tennessee: “Out-of-State Groups Seek Influence in Tennessee” by Tom Humphrey (Knoxville News Sentinel) for The Tennessean

Campaign Finance

Hollywood Bundlers Are Losing the Spotlight” by Todd Purdum for Politico

F.E.C. Can’t Curb 2016 Election Abuse, Commission Chief Says” by Eric Lichtblau for New York Times

California: “L.A. Port Police Chief Indicted in Alleged Fraud Scheme” by Matt Hamilton for Los Angeles Times

Connecticut: “Wolcott Man Gets Prison in Chris Donovan Campaign Case” by Nicholas Rondinone for Hartford Courant

New Jersey: “Chris Christie Vetoes Anti-Corruption Law to Limit Wall Street Campaign Cash” by David Sirota and Andrew Perez for International Business Times

New Jersey: “State of Corruption: N.J.’s most infamous political scandals” by Jonathan Salant (NJ Advance Media) for Newark Star-Ledger

New Jersey: “Key Christie Ally Pleads Guilty to Role in Bridgegate, Two Others Indicted” by Rosalind Helderman and Robert Costa for Washington Post

New York: “Dean Skelos, New York Senate Leader, and Son Are Arrested on Corruption Charges” by William Rashbaum, Thomas Kaplan, and Susanne Craig for New York Times


Ben Carson Says He’ll Seek 2016 G.O.P. Nomination” by Trip Gabriel for New York Times

Carly Fiorina Announces 2016 Presidential Bid” by Amy Chozik for New York Times

Legislative Issues

Antagonist-in-Chief Stickland Faces His Foes” by Morgan Smith for Texas Tribune

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