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October 15, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News


Lobbying World” in The Hill.

Will All the GOP Lobbyists Please Stand Up?” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.

Alabama: “Powerful Alabama teacher lobbyist Paul Hubbert dies” by The Associated Press in The News Courier.

Campaign Finance

Goldwater would have hated ‘Citizens United’” opinion piece by Ron Fein in The Washington Post.

Renewal of the establishment, fueled by money” by Heath Brown in The Hill.

Colorado: “Citizens United can make movie without disclosing donors, court says” by Joey Bunch in the Denver Post.

Kentucky: “Pro-Grimes super PAC money also from out-of-state” by Tom Loftus in The Courier-Journal.

Maine: “State senator from Sanford used PAC money to pay himself and family $17,000” by Naomi Schalit in the Portland Press Herald.


FEC Rulemakings Roil Agency, Critics | Rules of the Game” by Eliza Newlin Carney in Roll Call.

Michigan: “Terri Lynn Land held state meetings at family business” by John Bresnahan in Politico.

Missouri: “Ethics complaint filed over lobbyist gifts to Missouri lawmakers” by Jason Hancock in the Kansas City Star.

North Carolina: “Former Charlotte Mayor Sentenced to Nearly 4 Years in Prison” by Michael Gordon in Governing.

Washington: “No more free lunch: Washington sets limits on how often lobbyists can ply lawmakers” by Reid Wilson in The Washington Post.


Laws plummet in post-earmark era” by Niki Papadogiannakis in The Hill.


Four Republicans look to make comebacks” by Cristina Marcos in The Hill.

Colorado: “As Midterms Approach, Colorado Stands Out in Expanding Access” by Jonathan Brater in the Brennan Center for Justice Blog.

Tech and Social Media

Twitter’s Most Popular Congressional Staffer Gets New Title” by Niels Lesniewski in Roll Call.

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