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August 26, 2015  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News


If Congress Keeps Cutting Its Staff, Who Is Writing Your Laws? You Won’t Like The Answer.” by Anthony Madonna and Ian Ostrander for Washington Post

Colorado: “Colorado Energy Companies Spend Top Dollar on Lobbyists; What Do They Get in Return?” by Megan Schrader for Colorado Springs Gazette

Texas: “Austin Officials Considering Overhaul of Lobbyist Rules” by Lilly Rockwell for Austin American-Statesman

Utah: “It’s American Legion Versus Lobbyists in Fight for Space at Capitol” by Lee Davidson for Salt Lake Tribune

Campaign Finance

U.S. Court Rejects Republican Challenge to SEC Pay-to-Play Rule” by Sarah Lynch for Reuters

Ohio: “House Legislator Ron Gerberry Resigns after Guilty Plea” by The Associated Press for Columbus Dispatch

Pennsylvania: “Ethics Board Fines Oh, Cites Illegal Contribution” by Tricia Nadolny for Philadelphia Inquirer


New Jersey: “Trenton City Council Members Chester and Muschal Fight Each Other in Council Chambers” by Sulaiman Abdur-Rahman for The Trentonian

Pennsylvania: “Kane Ordered to Stand Trial on All Charges” by Craig McCoy and Angela Couloumbis for Philadelphia Inquirer

Wisconsin: “Bill to Exempt Political Crimes from John Doe Investigations Clears Assembly Committee” by Jessie Opoien for Capital Times


Family Issues Weigh Heaviest on Biden as He Considers a 2016 Campaign” by Dan Balz for Washington Post

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