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April 17, 2018  •  

Tuesday’s Government and Ethics News

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Illinois: “Cook County Tax Officials Take Excess Campaign Donations from Appeals Firms, Ethics Panel Says” by Ray Long and Hal Dardick for Chicago Tribune


National: “Sources: Mueller has evidence Cohen was in Prague in 2016, confirming part of dossier” by Peter Stone and Greg Gordon for McClatchy DC

National: “R.N.C. Official Who Agreed to Pay Playboy Model $1.6 Million Resigns” by Rebecca Ruiz and Jim Rutenberg (New York Times) for MSN


National: “Trump Grants Pardon to Former Bush Official; Some Say He Is Using the Law as a Political Tool” by Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey, and Matt Zapotosky for Washington Post

National: “Trump Attorney Michael Cohen’s Mystery Legal Client: Fox News commentator Sean Hannity” by Philip Bump, Devlin Barrett, and Beth Reinhard for Washington Post

West Virginia: “Legislative Auditors Recommend Ethics Investigation of Justice Loughry” by Phil Kabler for Charleston Gazette-Mail


Arizona: “Woman at Center of Phoenix Lobbyist Forgery Scandal Convicted, Sentenced” by Dustin Gardner and Rick O’Dell for Arizona Republic

Michigan: “Mich. Speaker ‘Not Lobbied’ on Trip with Lobbyists” by Jonathan Oosting for Detroit News

Washington: “Many of the State’s Powerful Lobbyists Work from One Olympia Neighborhood” by Joseph O’Sullivan (Seattle Times) for The Olympian

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