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

June 16, 2015  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

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Lobbyists Were Quick to Donate to Both Baker, Coakley” by The Associated Press for WCVB

Lobbyists Spend $5.8 Million at 2015 Montana Legislature” by Alison Noon (Associated Press) for Montana Standard

Education Reforms Spur N.Y. Lobbying ‘Arms Race’” by Jon Campbell (Gannett Newspapers) for USA Today

Campaign Finance

Republican Operative Sentenced to 2 Years in Landmark Election Case” by Matt Zapotosky and Matea Gold for Washington Post

This Web Site Allows Political Donors to Give Money Based on How Lawmakers Vote. Just Don’t Call It Bribery.” by Steven Overly for Washington Post

$2M Rauner Donor’s Company Does Business with State, Has Exceeded $50K Limit Past 4 Years” by Bernard Schoenburg for State Journal-Register

Christie’s PAC Picks Up His NBA Finals Ticket” by Maddie Hanna for Philadelphia Inquirer


Oklahoma Ethics Commission Considers Changes to Financial Disclosure Rule” by Barbara Hoberock for Tulsa World

Fifth Former LCB Official Accused of Violating State Ethics Laws” by Kari Andren for Pittsbugh Tribune-Review

Ethics Commissioners: Lawmakers went backward in 2015” by Jim Malewitz for Texas Tribune

Lawmakers’ Watchdog Asks for Money” by Jerry Cornfield for Tacoma News Tribune


Jeb Bush Announces Presidential Bid: ‘We will take command of our future once again’” by Ed O’Keefe for Washington Post

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