Wednesday Government Relations News - State and Federal Communications

April 17, 2013  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

government buildingLobbying

McCain roasts lobbyist at awards dinner” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.

OFA files lobbying registration in New York” by Reid J. Epstein in Politico.

Florida: “House advances ethics bill to ban ‘revolving door’ lobbying” by Aaron Deslatte in the Orlando Sentinel.

North Carolina: “Bill would allow legislators to receive gifts from lobbyists” by Claire Bennett in The Daily Tar Heel.

Ottawa, Ontario: “City lobbying registry due for upgrade, weeks behind schedule” by David Reevely in the Ottawa Citizen.

Wisconsin: “Lobby outlays drop in 2011-12” by Bill Lueders in

Campaign Finance

Hawaii: “Bill boosts public campaign funds” by Sarah Zoellick in the Honolulu Star Advertiser.

Massachusetts: “DeLeo, Murray break Mass. campaign spending tally” by The Associated Press in the Boston Globe.


Congressional Travel Costs Questioned” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call’s Political Moneyline.

New York: Prosecutors: “Liu Aides Didn’t Count On Getting Caught In Campaign Finance Scheme” by The Associated Press in CBS New York.

South Carolina: “SC House panel revives ethics reform effort” by Adam Beam in The State.

Election Law

New York: “Tougher state elections rules” by Jimmy Vielkind in the Albany Times Union.

New York: “Cuomo Adds Election Law Office to Anticorruption Proposals” by Thomas Kaplan in The New York Times.

From the State Legislatures

Nevada: “Senate OKs resolution seeking annual legislative sessions” by Sean Whaley in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.


North Carolina: “Bill would make N.C. redistricting nonpartisan” by Travis Fain in the News & Record.

Continue Reading

State and Federal Communications, Inc. provides research and consulting services for government relations professionals on lobbying laws, procurement lobbying laws, political contribution laws in the United States and Canada. Learn more by visiting

Sort by Month