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March 28, 2017  •  

Tuesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News

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Illinois: “Court Strikes Down Ban on Campaign Contributions from Medical Marijuana Licensees” by Jacob Huebert for Illinois Policy

Pennsylvania: “Judge Mid-Trial Dismisses All Charges in Pennsylvania Pay-to-Play Case” by Angela Couloumbis and Craig McCoy (Philadelphia Inquirer) for Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Senate Committee to Question Jared Kushner Over Meetings with Russians” by Jo Becker, Matthew Rosenberg, and Maggie Haberman for New York Times


Maine: “Bangor City Council’s Ethics Watchdog Group Hasn’t Investigated a Violation in 20 Years” by Danielle McLean for Bangor Daily News

Maryland: “Maryland House Passes First Major Ethics Bill in Over a Decade” by Ian Duncan for Baltimore Sun

Oregon: “Lax Conflicts of Interest Rules Let Oregon Lawmakers Keep Quiet About Their Ties” by Gordon Friedman for Portland Oregonian

Legislative Issues

Chairman and Partisan: The dual roles of Devin Nunes raise questions about House investigation” by Greg Miller and Karoun Demirjian for Washington Post

New Mexico: “Amending New Mexico’s Convoluted Constitution” by Anna Lande for KUNM


Trump’s ‘Beachhead’ Teams Host Dozens of Former Lobbyists” by Ashley Balcerzak and Niv Sultan for Center for Responsive Politics

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