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

January 12, 2016  •  

Tuesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Update

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State Legislatures Tweak Lobbying Rules as Influence Industry Targets Their Capitols” by Catherine Ho for Washington Post

California: “A Lobbying Rule to Catch Up with the Times” by Laurel Rosenhall for CALmatters

Florida: “Hillsborough Commissioners Must Now Carry 2 Cell Phones” by Mike Salinero for Tampa Tribune

Massachusetts: “Walsh Reverses Course, to Back Lobbying Rules” by Andrew Ryan and Mark Arsenault for Boston Globe

New Mexico: “New Mexico Election Officials Unveil Lobbyist Training Guide” by Susan Montoya Bryan (Associated Press) for Fresno Bee

Ohio: “Ginther Proposes New Ethics Regulations” by Lucas Sullivan for Columbus Dispatch

Campaign Finance

Federal Election Commission May Vacate Headquarters” by Dave Levinthal for Center for Public Integrity

You Want to Give to Ted Cruz’s Super PAC? First Figure Out Which One.” by Matea Gold and Katie Zezima for Washington Post

Montana: “New Campaign Finance Rules Take Effect in Montana” by The Associated Press for Billings Gazette

Pennsylvania: “City Campaign Finance Limits Increased” by Claudia Vargas for Philadelphia Inquirer


Florida: “Gainesville Mayor Files Ethics Complaint against Himself after Daytona Strip Club Trip” by GateHouse Media Services for Daytona Beach News-Journal

Maine: “Maine Governor Blames Media for Racially Charged Language Dust-Up” by Gregory Krieg for CNN

Minnesota: “Minnesota Lawmaker Tried to Personally Sway Judge to Rethink $240,000 Judgment against Firm” by Brian Bakst (Associated Press) for Minneapolis Star Tribune

Montana: “Montana Campaign Contribution Limits to Rise for Some Candidates” by Troy Carter for Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Ohio: “City Hall Hit with another Ethics Investigation” by Lucas Sullivan for Columbus Dispatch

South Dakota: “Voters to Decide on Campaign Finance Overhaul” by Dana Ferguson for Sioux Falls Argus Leader

Utah: “Ken Ivory Was Cleared in Fraud Probe Because Utah AG Found No Victims, Records Say” by Robert Gehrke for Salt Lake Tribune


Political GIFs Are the New Sound Bites This Campaign Season” by Nick Bilton for New York Times

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