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November 5, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

gov-building-symbol-mdLobbying:

Capitol Book Club, with a Bonus” by Ben Protess and Eric Lipton for New York Times

Harrisburg Lobbying Costs on the Rise” by Robert Swift for Citizens Voice

Ex-Lawmakers Predict Post-Election Return of Earmarks” by Katelyn Plantz for National Journal

Complaint: D.C. law firm illegally lobbied Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi” by Michael Van Sickler for Tampa Bay Times

Ethics:

California Lawmakers’ Campaign Credit-Card Spending Often Lacks Disclosure, Sacramento Bee Review Finds” by Jim Miller for Sacramento Bee

How Political Donors Are Changing Statehouse News Reporting” by Daniel Vock for Governing

Ex-Homestead Mayor Now a Convicted Felon” by David Ovalle for Miami Herald

Elections:

Rogue Pastors Endorse Candidates, but IRS Looks Away” by Rachael Bade for Politico

Cell Phones, Social Media and Campaign 2014” by Aaron Smith for Pew Research Center

Campaign Finance:

Election 2014: A new level of collaboration between candidates and big-money allies” by Matea Gold for Washington Post

Surplussing: How donors, parties legally circumvent campaign contribution caps” by Austin Jenkins for KPLU

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