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

August 25, 2015  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

K StreetLobbying

After Allegations That It Lobbied with Federal Money to Block Competition, Lockheed Martin Agrees to Pay Almost $5 Million” by Lisa Rein for Washington Post

Would More Lobbying Improve America?” by Kevin Hartnett for Politico

Kansas: “Transparency Group: Kansas earns a ‘C’ on lobbying disclosure laws” by Jonathan Shorman for Topeka Capital-Journal

Missouri: “Aide, Not Local Lawmaker, Near the Top in Lobbyist Gifts in Springfield Area” by John Swedien for Springfield News-Leader

Campaign Finance

Arizona: “Secretary of State Reagan Challenges Clean Elections Commission” by Howard Fischer (Capitol Media Services) for Verde Independent

Maine: “Group Turns over Donor List from Gay Marriage Fight in Maine” by David Sharp (Associated Press) for St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Pennsylvania: “Sources: D.A. Seth Williams’ spending under federal probe” by Chris Brennan for Philadelphia Inquirer

Tennessee: “Lawmakers Spent 30K of Campaign Funds on Pro Sports Tickets” by Dave Boucher for The Tennessean


California: “Compton Officials Deny Improperly Inflating Pay; D.A. Investigation Ongoing” by Marisa Gerber and Angel Jennings for Los Angeles Times

Oregon: “Mystery Money: Oregon lets officials keep income details in shadows” by Denis Theriault for Portland Oregonian

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