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April 23, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News



Lobbing World” in The Hill.

Cellphone industry picks new lobby chief” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Ronald Reagan ‘First Flack’ lobbyist Bob Gray dies” in the Washington Business Journal.

Campaign Finance

FEC Considers Allowing Bitcoin Donations to Political Campaigns” by Dustin Volz and Alex Brown in National Journal.

George Will: Colbert ‘Incorrigibly Wrong’ on Campaign Finance, But ‘Very Bright’” by Josh Feldman on Mediaite.

California: “Senate committee approves bills to clean up political fundraising” by Laurel Rosenhall in The Sacramento Bee.

Virginia: “Elections board moves campaign finance deadline from 5 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.” by Markus Schmidt in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.


Ethics Office: Unnamed House Member Under Investigation” by Matt Fuller in Roll Call.

New Jersey: “N.J. ethics panel to investigate top Christie appointee to Port Authority” by Pil Gregory in Newsworks.

New Jersey: “Legal fees surpass Christie’s available campaign cash” by Maddie Hanna in The Inquirer.

Government Tech and Social Media

Buying Facebook Ads Could be a Bad Call for Agencies” by Joseph Marks in NextGov.

Oregon: “State ethics panel wants to redefine who’s a journalist in Oregon” by Harry Esteve in The Oregonian.


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