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October 21, 2015  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News


The Strength of Citizen Government: Local grassroots advocacy” by Jeffrey Berry for Nonprofit Quarterly

Ohio: “Columbus Lobbyist Pleads Guilty to Extortion” by Csaba Sukosd for WTTE

Campaign Finance

Meet Jeb Bush’s Top White House Fundraisers” by Fredreka Schouten and Christopher Schnaars for USA Today

Connecticut: “Political Campaigns Rake in Cash despite Ban” by Ken Dixon (Hearst Connecticut Media) for The Day

New Jersey: “Among Christie Donors, a Slew of State Contractors” by Andrew Seidman and Maddie Hanna for Philadelphia Inquirer

Pennsylvania: “Pittsburgh City Council Passes New Campaign-Finance Rules” by Robert Zullo for Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Hidden Cash Financed Lawmakers’ Turkey Trips” by Hannah Hess for Roll Call


This Chart Shows Why Republicans Are in a Much Stronger Position Than You Think” by Chris Cillizza for Washington Post

Webb Exits the Democratic Presidential Primary” by Jose DelReal and David Weigel for Washington Post

Legislative Issues

Missouri: “New Missouri House Speaker Hopes to Restore Legislature’s Tarnished Image” by Jason Hancock for Kansas City Star

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