February 12, 2014 •
Wednesday Government Relations News
“Lobbying World” in The Hill.
“ʹSoft lobbyingʹ war between sugar, corn syrup shows new tactics in Washington influence” by Tom Hamburger in The Washington Post.
Wisconsin: “$32 Million Spent Lobbying State Legislators in 2013” by Bill Lueders in Urban Milwaukee.
Kentucky: “House Speaker Greg Stumbo Files Campaign Finance Legislation” in SurfKY.com.
Massachusetts: “Campaign-finance watchdog wants more disclosures” by the State House News Service in the Sentinel & Enterprise.
Minnesota: “Minnesota campaign finance regulators reinforce firewall” by Brian Bakst (Associated Press) in the Pioneer Press.
Vermont: “VTDigger launches Campaign Finance Database” by Alexei Rubenstein in WCAX TV News.
Mississippi: “Mississippi Ethics Commission could be assigned to resolve disputes over public records” by The Associated Press in the Daily Journal.
New Jersey: “ELEC approves Christie campaign request to use funds to pay for subpoena response” by Dustin Racioppi in MyCentralJersey.com.
Virginia: “House passes its ethics reform bill” by Markus Schmidt in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Arkansas: “Proposal to avoid special election for lieutenant governor advances” by John Lyon and Rob Moritz in Arkansas News.
Colorado: “Colorado elections update nearly complete” by The Associated Press in the Pueblo Chieftain.
Tennessee: “Bill to lower standards for third-party candidates moves to Senate” by Max Smith in The Tennessean.
“Election mode hits the Capitol” by Alexander Bolton in The Hill.
From the State Legislatures
Colorado: “In 2015, nearly half of Colorado lawmakers will be in new offices” by Lynn Batels in The Denver Post.
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