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January 21, 2015  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

gov-building-symbol-mdLobbying

The Wealthiest Are Getting Wealthier, and Lobbying Has a Lot to Do with It” by Simone Pathe for PBS

Poll Shows Wide Public Support for Lobbyist Disclosure” by Steve Terrell for Santa Fe New Mexican

Campaign Finance

Supreme Court Is Divided Over Judges’ Fundraising” by Richard Wolf for USA Today

The ‘Draft Elizabeth Warren’ Movement Is About to Get Help from New Campaign Finance Rules” by Emily Schultheis for National Journal

Ethics

Phoenix Stalls on Overhaul of Ethics Rules” by Dustin Gardiner for Arizona Republic

Jeb Bush Kept Key Roles in Florida Firm amid Signs of Trouble” by Tom Hamburger and Matea Gold for Washington Post

Cuomo Plans Panel on Legislative Pay and Restricting Outside Income” by Susanne Craig for New York Times

Spokane Updates its Ethics Code” by Nick Deshais for Spokane Spokesman-Review

Legislative Issues

House Follows Senate, Bans Open Gun Display in Visitor Galleries” by Joel Connelly for Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The Freshmen: New lawmakers experience highs, lows of serving in Legislature” by Laura Hancock for Casper Star-Tribune

 

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