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

September 29, 2015  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

Ethics
K Street

New York: “Amid Federal Probe, Port Authority Adopts New Ethics RulesAlbany Times Union; Associated Press

California: “Gun Discounts for LAPD Unit May Have Violated Ethics Rules” by Kate Mather for Los Angeles Times

Connecticut: “Amid Questions, Commissioner Won’t Recuse Herself from Anthem-Cigna Proposal” by Arielle Levin Becker for Connecticut Mirror

D.C.: “Metro Board Chair Violated Conflict Rules, D.C. Inspector General Says” by Paul Duggan for Washington Post

New York: “U.S. Investigating Contract Awards in Buffalo Turnaround Project” by Susanne Craig, William Rashbaum, and Thomas Kaplan for New York Times

South Carolina: “Capitol Gains: SC politicians use office to pad pockets” by Tony Bartelme and Rachel Baye for Center for Public Integrity

Lobbying:

New York: “Power in Money: When is lobbying in N.Y. not lobbying?” by Joseph Spector for Binghamton Press and Sun-Bulletin

Campaign Finance

Maine: “Ethics Commission Staff Wants Organizations to Disclose Campaign Donors” by Kevin Miller for Portland Press Herald

New Jersey: “N.J. Senate Moves to Ban Campaign Cash from Businesses Getting Subsidies” by Samantha Marcus for Newark Star-Ledger

Washington: “State AG’s Office Sues SEIU 775 over Political Contributions” by Jim Brunner for Seattle Times

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