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April 22, 2015  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News


What We Get Wrong about Lobbying and Corruption” by Lee Drutman for Washington Post

Lobbyists Slow to Cash in on Republican-Led Congress” by Megan Wilson for The Hill

Campaign Finance

Campaign Finance System Is Broken Says GOP Super-Lawyer Jim Bopp” by Michael Beckel for Center for Public Integrity

Kansas: “Ex-Lawmaker Sentenced to 18 Months in Jail for Bank Fraud” by Nicholas Clayton (Associated Press) for Kansas City Star


Storm Gathers around Clinton Finances” by Niall Stanage for The Hill

Illinois: “Judge Says Berrios Doesn’t Have to Pay $10,000 Ethics Fine” by Hal Dardick for Chicago Tribune

Montana: “Montana Senate Committee Tables Confirmation of Political Practices Commissioner” by Charles Johnson for The Missoulian

Texas: “Texas House OKs Change in Investigating Public Corruption” by Eva Ruth Moravec (Associated Press) for Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Virginia: “Ex-Virginia First Lady McDonnell Tries to Get Corruption Convictions Tossed” by Matt Zapotosky for Washington Post


Texas: “House Launches Contracting Inquiry at 11 State Agencies” by Aman Batheja for Texas Tribune

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