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

February 7, 2017  •  

Tuesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

Government-Relations-NewsCampaign Finance

Alabama: “Gov. Robert Bentley Used Campaign Funds to Pay Rebekah Mason’s Lawyer” by Mike Cason for AL.com

Mississippi: “Campaign Finance Reports Go Digital” by Zachary Oren Smith for The Daily Journal

Ethics

Trump May Be Skirting Transparency Law on Advisory Boards” by Josh Gerstein for Politico

Vincent Viola, Nominee for Army Secretary, Drops Out” by Susanne Craig for New York Times

Eric Trump’s Trip to Uruguay Cost Taxpayers $97,830 in Hotel Bills” by Amy Brittain and Drew Harwell for Washington Post

Trust Records Show Trump Is Still Closely Tied to His Empire” by Susanne Craig and Eric Lipton for New York Times

New Mexico: “Competing Ethics Proposals Raise Questions of Secrecy and Oversight” by Trip Jennings for New Mexico In Depth

West Virginia: “Ethics Committee Oks Thrasher’s Blind Trust” by Phil Kabler for Charleston Gazette

Lobbying

Florida: “Florida’s Six-Year Lobbying Ban Would Be Strictest of All 50 States” by Steve Bousquet for Tampa Times

Oklahoma: “Capitol Influence: Lobbyists need more than money to succeed at state Capitol” by Barbara Hoberock and Randy Krehbiel for Tulsa World

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