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December 12, 2012  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

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Forbes-Tate Lures Boehner Aide to K Street” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.

Businesses Bet K Street Can Sway Debate” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.

Businesses Are Spending on Lobbying Instead of Jobs” by Jacob Feldman in U.S. News & World Report.

Campaign Finance

Minnesota: “Campaign finance board seeks new income to fund its work” by Rachel E. Stassen-Berger in the Star-Tribune.

Minnesota: “Minnesota’s Campaign Finance Board looks at expanding authority” by Cyndy Brucato in

Montana:  “Judge tosses Montana campaign finance case” by Marnee Banks in KAJ18 News.

New York:  “Local leaders push campaign finance reform bill” by Anthony Borelli in the Press & Sun-Bulletin.

New York: “Attorney General Seeks to Force Disclosure of More Political Donors” by Nicholas Confessore in The New York Times.


Empty Ethics Posts Draw Critics’ Ire” by Amanda Becker in Roll Call.

New York:  “Deposed State Sen. Monserrate Gets 2 Years for Campaign Finance Scheme” on CBS News.


Arizona: “Court rules Arizona redistricting commission must follow open meeting laws” by Paul Davenport (Associated Press) in the Arizona Capitol Times.

Ohio:  “New plan surfaces to redraw districts” by Jim Siegel in the Columbus Dispatch.

Government Tech and Social Media

2012 Year in Review: Social Media” by Elaine Pittman in Government Technology.

Feds with Klout” by Joseph Marks in Nextgov.

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