Tuesday's Government and Ethics News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

October 17, 2017  •  

Tuesday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup


California: “California Legislators Who Resign Face a Longer Wait Before They Can Lobby” by Patrick McGreevy for Los Angeles Times

Campaign Finance

California: “San Francisco Looks to Restrict Fundraising Practice Favored by Los Angeles Mayor” by Aaron Mendelson for KPCC

Florida: “David Rivera Evades U.S. Marshals” by Matt Dixon for Politico

Massachusetts: “Massachusetts’ Top Court to Rule on Union Campaign Donation Loophole” by Evan Lips for New Boston Post

New Mexico: “In-Kind Donations Ruled Out in Runoff Elections” by Martin Salazar for Albuquerque Journal

New York: “Vance Controversy Spotlights Lax Campaign Finance Rules for District Attorneys” by Rachel Silberstein for Gotham Gazette


Menendez Bribe Case to Proceed After Judge Rejects Dismissal” by David Voreacos and Neil Weinberg for Bloomberg.com

House Ethics Office Says New York Congressman May Have Violated Rules” by Katie Thomas and Sheila Kaplan for New York Times

South Dakota: “Former State Lawmaker, Lobbyist Tell of Sexual Harassment, Rape in Pierre” by Dana Ferguson for Sioux Falls Argus Leader


Wary of Hackers, States Move to Upgrade Voting Systems” by Michael Wines for New York Times

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