Wednesday Government Relations News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

January 25, 2017  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News Roundup


Lobbyists Expect Boom Times under Trump” by Megan Wilson for The Hill

Campaign Finance

Condos, Donovan Tackle Campaign Finance Together” by Mark Johnson for


Trump Is Said to Keep James Comey as F.B.I. Director” by Michael Schmidt and Adam Goldman for New York Times

Lawmakers Admonish Ethics Official Over Tweets About Trump” by Matthew Daley (Associated Press) for Business Insider

Colorado: “Colorado Ethics Commission Tells Aurora Councilwoman to Follow State Ethics Rules Because of Job” by Jon Murray for Denver Post

Kentucky: “Richie Farmer’s Girlfriend Drops Ethics Appeal” by Tom Loftus for Louisville Courier-Journal

Minnesota: “After Shocking Collapse, Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton Announces He Has Prostate Cancer” by Samantha Schmidt and Lindsey Bever for Washington Post

South Dakota: “South Dakota Republicans Are About to Get Rid of the State’s First Independent Ethics Commission” by Amber Phillips for Washington Post


Angry Democrats Study the Tea Party’s Playbook” by Jonathan Martin for New York Times

Legislative Issues

Massachusetts: “Legislative Leaders Aiming for 40 Percent Pay Hikes” by Frank Phillips for Boston Globe

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