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August 1, 2017  •  

Tuesday’s State Government and Ethics News


California: “Anaheim City Council Passes County’s Toughest Restrictions on Lobbying” by Thy Vo for Voice of OC

Campaign Finance

Secret Donations Are Helping to Boost President Trump’s Agenda, Fights with Investigators” by Fredreka Schouten for USA Today

Michigan: “Big Money from Thanedar, Hines Means No Spending Limits for Other Candidates for Governor” by Kathleen Gray for Detroit Free Press

Missouri: “Greitens Faces More ‘Dark Money’ Questions Over No-Bid Contract with Express Scripts” by Jason Hancock for Kansas City Star

New York: “Why Outside Groups Aren’t Spending in the New York Mayor’s Race” by David Goodman for New York Times


“Trump Dictated Son’s Misleading Statement on Meeting with Russian Lawyer” by Ashley Parker, Carol Leonnig, Philip Rucker and Tom Hamburger for Washington Post

“John Kelly, Asserting Authority, Fires Anthony Scaramucci” by Michael Shear, Glen Thrush, and Maggie Haberman for New York Times

Need a Job? Bob Brady and the Art of the Political Buyout” by Andrew Seidman and Jeremy Roebuck for Philadelphia Inquirer

California: “Did Conflict-of-Interest Rules Give County Officials Special Treatment on Tax Bills Instead?” by Brad Branan for Sacramento Bee

Maryland: “Marijuana Experts Scored Prospective Md. Pot Businesses. Some Had Ties to Them.” by Fenit Nirappil and Aaron Gregg for Washington Post

Pennsylvania: “Prosecutors Face High Bar in Proving Case against Pawlowski” by Peter Hall, Riley Yates, and Kaitlin Washburn for Allentown Morning Call

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