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February 26, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News


Lobbying World” in The Hill.

Lobbying is booming under Obama. Here’s why.” by Jeremy Slevin on MSNBC.

Who Says There Are No Second Acts in Politics?” by Jordan Michael Smith in Politico.

Lobbyist drafts bill to ban gays from NFL” by Rebecca Shabad in The Hill.

Firm disowns lobbyist selling anti-gay bill” by Mike Lillis and Rebecca Shabad in The Hill.

More downsizing at Patton Boggs” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Virginia: “Report: Va commerce secretary broke lobbying rule” by The Associated Press in The Washington Post.

Campaign Finance

Worse Than it Looks? How to Depict Big Money in Politics.” by Ciara Torres-Spelliscy in the Brennan Center for Justice Blog.

Louisiana: “Louisiana politicians who owe $908,000 in fines for campaign finance violations: List” in The Times-Picayune.

Pennsylvania: “New Website Design Aims to Make Campaign Finance Reports Easier to Find” by Deanna Garcia in WESA/NPR News.

Utah: “Bill would impose fine for late campaign finance reporting” by Dennis Romboy in Deseret News.

Political Advertising

Rhode Island: “R.I. panel proposes repealing law banning anonymous, negative campaign literature” by Philip Marcelo in the Providence Journal.


Missouri: “Missouri lawmakers divided on ethics law process” by Jordan Shapiro (Associated Press) in the Connecticut Post.

Missouri: “Ethics bills draw little praise from Missouri lawmakers they would regulate” by Virginia Young in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

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