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August 21, 2013  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

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Pennsylvania: “University Reminds Employees of Lobbying Laws” in Gant Daily.

Campaign Finance

Van Hollen to join lawsuit against IRS” by Bernie Becker in The Hill.

California: “Fundraisers abound as California legislative session nears end” by Laurel Rosenhall in the Sacramento Bee.

Illinois: “DuPage considers ethics revisions allowing bigger campaign donations” by Robert Sanchez in the Daily Herald.

Illinois: “Rauner forms PAC to push term limits” by Rick Pearson in the Chicago Tribune.

Michigan: “Director of campaign finance watchdog group examines the money in judicial politics” on

New York: “Nonprofits Are Balking at Law on Disclosing Political Donors” by Thomas Kaplan in The New York Times.


Arkansas: “Bookout resigns, special prosecutor named for ethics probe” by the Arkansas News Bureau.

Ohio: “Reps. Ronald Gerberry, Nicholas Celebrezze propose barring statewide officeholders from accepting outside compensation while in office” by Robert Higgs in the Plain Dealer.

Ohio: “Ex-Ohio treasurer ‘stunned’ by deputy’s indictment” by Ann Sanner on

Virginia: “McDonnell tries to govern, trailed by scandal” by Olympia Meola in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.


Kentucky House panel advances redistricting plan” by Beth Musgrave in the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Open Government

Virginia: “State employees shoot down VA open records access bill” by Kathryn Watson on

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