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September 25, 2013  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

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K Street suffers from identity crisis” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Nevada: “Feds call for prison time for ex-Nevada lobbyist Harvey Whittemore” by Martha Bellisle in the Reno Gazette-Journal.

New York: “JCOPE changes donor disclosure rules for lobbying groups” by Joseph Spector in the Star Gazette.

Canada: “Federal lobbyist watchdog launches review of industry code of conduct” by Kady O’Malley in CBC News.

Campaign Finance

25 Regulations to Watch” by Ben Goad and Julian Hattem in The Hill.

Washington Billionaires Staying Out Of State Politics This Year” by John Ryan in Northwest Public Radio.

New York: “Moreland panel hears testimony on enforcement, campaign funding” by Casey Seiler in the Times Union.


Dan Schwager to leave House Ethics panel” by John Bresnahan in Politico.

Florida: “Legislators look into questionable insurance deal” by Gary Fineout in the Daytona Beach News-Journal.

New York: “Taint of pork-barrel spending repels public corruption investigation panel” by Casey Seiler in the Times Union.

New York: “After Hints of Guilty Plea, Lawmaker Opts for Trial” by Mosi Secret.

Virginia: “Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell’s approval rating drops to new low, poll finds” by Laura Vozzella and Scott Clement in The Washington Post.

State Legislatures

Pennsylvania: “Record low approval ratings for lawmakers returning to Harrisburg” by Melissa Daniels in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Pennsylvania: “Bills to shrink size of Pa. Legislature advances in state House” by Jan Murphy in The Patriot-News.


Texas: “DOJ To Intervene In Texas Redistricting” by David Martin Davies in KBPS News.

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