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March 27, 2013  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

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K St. winners and losers in budget votes” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.

Under Contract” in The Hill.

K Street Files: SEIU Launches Immigration Ads” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.

Georgia: “Drama over ethics reform builds toward session’s finale” by Aaron Gould Sheinin, Chris Joyner and Kristina Torres in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Nevada: “State Senate votes for more lobbyist transparency” by Ed Vogel in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Campaign Finance

New York: “OFA joins New York campaign finance reform fight” by Maggie Haberman in Politico.

West Virginia: “Campaign financing bill advances” by Phil Kabler in the Charleston Gazette.


Maryland: “Dixon to give talk, consider return to politics” by Jena Marbella in the Baltimore Sun.

From the State Legislatures

Committee recommends Brooks be expelled from Legislature” by Anjeanette Damon in the Las Vegas Sun.

Political Advertising

Think Your Advocacy Group is Not Subject to FEC Rules? Think Again.” in Political Law Briefing via Eric Brown’s Political Activity Law Blog.

Open Government

New Transparency Grades Issued for States” by Mike Maciag in Government Technology.

Arkansas: “Arkansas gets ‘C’ in spending transparency report” in Arkansas News.

Tennessee: “Rep. Glen Casada withdraws bill on open meetings law” by The Associated Press in The Tennessean.

West Virginia: “W.Va.’s spending transparency grade falls” by Eric Eyre in the Charleston Gazette.


Florida: “Legislators ask court to shield them from having to testify over maps” by Mary Ellen Klas in the Miami Herald.

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