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September 14, 2016  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News


How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat” by Anahad O’Connor for New York Times

Lobbying Registrations Are Down, But The Influence Industry Is Flourishing” by Catherine Ho for Washington Post

Congressman Offers Unusual Defense in Ethics Probe” by John Dunbar for Center for Public Integrity

Campaign Finance

How These Powerful Women Learned to Love Fundraising” by Elise Viebeck for Washington Post


California: “Ex-Assemblyman Tom Calderon Is Sentenced to a Year in Federal Custody in Bribery Case” by Joel Rubin for Los Angeles Times

Connecticut: “Wade Faces Subpoena in Cigna Conflict of Interest Question” by Mark Pazniokas for Connecticut Mirror

Florida: “Former Opa-locka City Manager Pleads Guilty in Corruption Probe” by Jay Weaver and Michael Sallah for Miami Herald

New York: “Bill Nojay, Upstate Assemblyman, Dies After Shooting Himself at a Cemetery” by Vivian Yee for New York Times


Appeals Court Overrules Federal Election Official on Proof of Citizenship for Voting” by Josh Gerstein for Politico

Legislative Issues

Tennessee: “Jeremy Durham Expelled from Tennessee House in 70-2 Vote” by Joel Ebert and Dave Boucher for The Tennessean

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