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May 8, 2013  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

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K Street firms fear backlash from new scrutiny of political intel work” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.

Dicks joins D.C. lobbying firm” by Jim Brunner in the Seattle Times.

Congress Members Sprinting for Money to Lobbying After Election” by Jonathan Salant in Bloomberg BusinessWeek.

Delaware: “Del. House approves lobbying reform bill” by Randall Chase (Associated Press) in the News Times.

District of Columbia: “In D.C. Circuit, Lobbyists Fight Obama Lobbying Ban” by Andrew Ramonas in the Blog of Legal Times.

Tennessee: “Lobbyist On Payroll Of Both Governor, Special Interests” by Ben Hall on WTVF News.

Campaign Finance

RNC urges Supreme Court to strike campaign-finance limits” by Sam Baker in The Hill.

SEC Considering New Rule for Political Contributions by Public Companies” on PBS Newshour.

Arizona: “Senate lawmakers move to overhaul public financing” by The Associated Press in the Arizona Daily Sun.

Colorado: “Colorado Supreme Court hears 1st Amendment challenge to campaign finance law” by Matt Arnold in the Examiner.

New York: “Public Hearing in Albany Is Held Without the Public” by Thomas Kaplan and Jesse McKinley in The New York Times.

Vermont: “House OKs cap on donations to super PACs” by Peter Hirschfeld in the Rutland Herald.


North Carolina: “9 Investigates: Needed changed in NC Ethics Commission operations” by Jim Bradley on WSOC TV News.

South Carolina: “SC Senate panel advances ethics reform” by Seanna Adcox (Associated Press) in the Spartanburg Herald-Journal.

Open Data

A New Home for Data on Politics and State Governments” by Sarah Lai Stirland in TechPresident.

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