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October 1, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News


Lobbying World” in The Hill.

Cornerstone builds out from K Street” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill.

California: “California bans political fundraising parties at lobbyists’ homes” by Reuters on KFGO News.

Kentucky: “Ethics Reporter: Lobbying spending hits all-time high during first eight months of 2014” on KyForward.

Campaign Finance

Final third-quarter fundraising emails: Doom, gloom and outrage” by Peter Sullivan in The Hill.

Expand the ‘Super PAC Tax’” by Walter Shapiro in the Brennan Center for Justice Blog.

Maryland: “Montgomery Council approves plan for public finance of local campaigns” by Bill Turque in The Washington Post.


Ethics Office Finds Evidence Petri Violated House Rules” by Emma Dumain in Roll Call.

Ethics panel: ‘Substantial reason’ to believe Rep. Petri broke rules” by Mario Trujillo in The Hill.

Larry Craig fined for misuse of campaign funds” by John Bresnahan in Politico.

California: “Jerry Brown vetoes California political ethics bills” by David Siders in the Sacramento Bee.

Florida: “City hires new ethics officer” by TaMaryn Waters in the Tallahassee Democrat.

New York: “NY panel cites campaign limits on state workers” by The Associated Press in The Legislative Gazette.

New York: “Ethics panel now has two vacancies to fill” by Rick Karlin in the Albany Times Union.


GOP sets sights on bigger House gains” by Alex Isenstadt in Politico.

Democrats make risky bet against GOP Leader Mitch McConnell” by Alexander Bolton in The Hill.

Incumbent governors fear wipeout” by James Hohmann in Politico.

California: “San Jose Election Tests Political Risk of Cutting Pensions” by J.B. Wogan in Governing.

Louisiana: “Gallup: Louisiana shifts Democratic” by Kendall Breitman in Politico.

Tech and Social Media

Government, the Last Great Technology Skeptic” by Camille Tuutti in Nextgov.

These maps show the Internet is getting faster in (almost) every state” by Niraj Chokshi in The Washington Post.

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