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January 23, 2013  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

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K Street says goodbye, good riddance to 2012, expects upturn this year” by Kevin Bogardus and Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

K Street Files: At Start of Second Term, Lobbyists Get Over Obama’s Cold Shoulder” by Kate Ackley and Janie Lorber in Roll Call.

Interests’ Presence Felt In 2012, Filings Show” by Janie Lorber and Kate Ackley in Roll Call.

K Street sings the blues” by Byron Tau and Tarini Parti in Politico.

Campaign Finance

Florida GOP donor Jay Odom indicted on campaign finance fraud charges” by Lucy Morgan in the Miami Herald.

Maine: “Maine lawmakers join effort to amend Constitution to allow campaign funding limits” by Robert Long in the Bangor Daily News.


Colorado: “Ethics bill clears Senate committee hurdle” by Arek Sarkissian II in the Tallahassee Democrat.

Ohio: “Ex-legislator sent to prison for corruption” by Jim Siegel in the Columbus Dispatch.


In quirk, some California residents have two state senators, others none” by Patrick McGreevy in the Los Angeles Times.

Va. Republicans’ redistricting maneuver draws criticism” by Laura Vozzella and Errin Haines in the Washington Post.

From the State Legislatures

Top 10 legislative issues facing lawmakers in 2013” by Mark Wolfe from NCSL.

In Michigan and Wisconsin, Some Lawmakers Want to Go Part-Time” by Jim Malewitz in Stateline.

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