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May 7, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News



Lobbying World” in The Hill.

Lobby cash goes underground in PR boom” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Former Rep. Andrews registers as lobbyist” by Mario Trujillo in The Hill.

Number of Lobbyists That Leave K Street for Capitol Hill Reaches 10-Year Low” by Ayobami Olugbemiga in InTheCapital.

Rhode Island: “R.I.’s probe into 38 Studios loan expanding; lawmakers report threatening letters” by Katherine Gregg in the Providence Journal.

Campaign Finance

Connecticut: “Connecticut lawmakers pass back-up funding stream for public campaign financing fund” by The Associated Press in The Republic.

Maine: “Maine group seeks ballot initiative on clean elections, campaign finance laws” by The Associated Press in The Republic.

New York: “Finishing the Job Teddy Roosevelt Started: Public Financing of Elections” by Governor Andrew Cuomo in The Huffington Post.

New York: “Senate Democrats: More Reasons Than Ever To Adopt Reform Bills” by Karen DeWitt on WAMC Northeast Public Radio.

Virginia: “Lawyers: Supreme Court rulings on campaign finance limits favor McDonnell defense arguments” by Alan Suderman (Associated Press) in the Star Tribune.

Wisconsin: “Federal judge orders halt to ‘John Doe’ investigation” by Dee J. Hall in the Wisconsin State Journal.


Kansas: “Associates of Kansas Governor Are Investigated Over Fund-Raising and Lobbying” by Jonathan Martin in The New York Times.

Kentucky: “Member Of Ethics Panel Resigns Over Arnold Case” by The Associated Press on WUKY.

Michigan: “Ex-Meijer attorney tells ethics panel he didn’t know retailer violated campaign finance law” by Shandra Martinez in Michigan Live.

South Carolina: “SC House panel OKs ethics plan over Haley’s objection” by Jamie Self in The State.

Texas: “Rick Perry addresses ethics probe” by The Associated Press in Politico.

Government Tech and Social Media

Politicos make a splash on Time’s ’140 Best Twitter Feeds of 2014′” by Billy Mitchell in FedScoop.


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