January 14, 2014 •
Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update
“Bottom Line” in The Hill.
“Lobbyists Ask, Then Write, ʹWhere The Jobs Areʹ” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.
“Gillespie Senate run tests stigma of ʹlobbyistʹ label” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.
“Why Campaign Finance Laws Make Things Worse” opinion piece by Jonathan Bernstein in Bloomberg News.
Louisiana: “Democratic Super PAC Funnels More Funds Into Louisiana” by Emily Cahn in Roll Call.
Missouri: “Missouri Democrats to outline campaign finance plan” in the Kansas City Star.
Nevada: “Political groups in Nevada continue stubborn fight against disclosing donors” by Andrew Doughman in the Las Vegas Sun.
New Hampshire: “Campaign finance reformers march through N.H.” by John Toole in the Eagle-Tribune.
Georgia: “Grand jury scheduled to meet in Georgia ethics case” by The Associated Press in the Athens Herald-Banner.
South Carolina: “State grand jury to investigate ethics allegations against SC House Speaker Bobby Harrell” by Jamie Self in The State.
From the State Legislatures
South Carolina: “Legislature kicks off with old issues on agenda” by Seanna Adcox (Associated Press) in GoUpstate.com.
South Carolina: “Dueling rallies to greet returning S.C. legislators” by Adam Beam in The State.
South Dakota: “5 things to know about SD 2014 legislative session” by The Associated Press in the Capital Journal.
Washington: “Washington Legislature Convenes With Election Year Issues On Agenda” by Austin Jenkins in Northwest Public Radio.
Wisconsin: “Wisconsin Legislature begins session Tuesday: 5 things to know” by The Associated Press in the Post Crescent.
Government Tech and Social Media
“How Government Leaders Can Stay Out of Social Media Hell” by Mark Schlossberg in Governing.
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