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May 14, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News



Which foreign countries spent the most to influence U.S. politics?” by Colby Itkowitz in The Washington Post.

Patton Boggs lobbyist jumps to Akin Gump” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Drone lobby takes flight on K Street” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Illinois: “U of I lobbying day at Capitol today” by The Associated Press in The State Journal-Register.

North Carolina: “NC lawmakers indulge in pre-session ritual: the fundraiser” by Jim Morrill in the Charlotte Observer.

Campaign Finance

Federal court rulings prompt wave of states hiking campaign contribution limits” by Luke Wachob in the Washington Examiner.

Five Joint Fundraising Committees Register at FEC” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

California: “Yaroslavsky proposes reforms in county campaign finance system” by Abby Sewell in the Los Angeles Times.

Connecticut: “Campaign Reforms At Stake In Legal Fight” by Edmund H. Mahoney in The Courant.

Delaware: “Illegal Campaign Contributions Could Go To Charity” by Don Rush (Associated Press) on Delmarva Public Radio.

Montana: “Campaign finance rulings split U.S. House candidates” in the Billings Gazette.

Oregon: “Super PACs spend big in Oregon GOP Senate primary” by Jonathan J. Cooper (Associated Press) on

Vermont: “Vermont Attorney General rules campaign limits remain the same for 2014 election cycle” by The Associated Press in the Daily Reporter.


Arizona: “Ex-staffer accuses Horne of doing campaign work at the office” by Howard Fischer in the Verde Independent.

Pennsylvania: “PA lawmakers want independent corruption-fighting agency” by Andrew Staub in

Government Tech and Social Media

How to Make Analytics Work for Your Government” by Jason Shueh in Government Technology.


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