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July 16, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News


Lobbying World” by Megan Ruyle in The Hill.

Big-game hunting on K St.” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

Massachusetts: “Casino Interests Have Spent Over $16.5m on Lobbyists Since 2007” by Sara Morrison in the Boston Globe.

Missouri: “Does your legislator accept lobbyist gifts?” by Walter Moskop in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

New York: “Lobbying Group Adopts de Blasio’s Agenda” by Kate Taylor in The New York Times.

Campaign Finance

Republican Governors Association Raises $24 Million” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

Democratic Governors Association Raises $13.8 Million” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call.

Party Polarization and Campaign Finance” by Thomas E. Mann and Anthony Corrado in the Brookings Institution.

California: “O.C. Voters to Decide if They Want State to Prosecute Violations of Local Campaign Finance Laws” by Penny Arévalo in the Patch.


Chairman: Ethics Committee Can Only ‘Offer Up Advice’” by Matt Fuller in Roll Call.

South Carolina: “SC Ethics Commission to discuss talking to the press” by Jamie Self in The State.

Utah: “Does Utah Have a Bribery Problem?” by Matt Pearce (McClatchy News) in Governing.

State Legislatures

Missouri: “Gov. Jay Nixon vetoes record number of bills” by Alex Stuckey in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.


Florida: “Florida Lawmakers Won’t Challenge Redistricting Ruling” by Andrew Harris and Christine Sexton in Bloomberg.

Florida: “Legislature agrees to redraw invalid congressional districts — for 2016” by Mary Ellen Klas in the Miami Herald.

Government Tech and Social Media

New York: “In Brooklyn, Testing a Texting Platform That Connects Locals, Representatives & Community Leaders” by Jessica McKenzie in TechPresident.

Pennsylvania: “Pennsylvania Launching Giant Cloud” in Government Technology.

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