Wednesday Government Relations News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

February 1, 2017  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News Roundup

gov-building-symbol-mdLobbying

Is It Time for a Lobbyist Union? Juneau Representative Proposes 2.5 Percent Industry Tax” by Nathaniel Herz for Alaska Dispatch News

Richard Corcoran: Rick Scott’s ethics proposals not personal” by Jim Rusica for Florida Politics

Senate Committee Compares House and Senate Bills on Lobbyist Gift Restrictions” by Benjamin Peters for Missouri Times

Ethics

Trump Fires Acting Attorney General Who Defied Him” by Michael Shear, Mark Landler, Matt Apuzzo, and Eric Lichtblau for New York Times

Two Applicants Seek to Replace Jon Motl as Commissioner of Political Practices” by Troy Carter for Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Voters to Decide If Crooked State Pols Lose Pensions” by Matthew Hamilton for Albany Times Union

In Letter, Justice Again Tries to Address Conflicts of Interest” by Andrew Brown for Charleston Gazette

Legislative Issues

Don’t Like the Ballot Measure Voters Approved? Just Ignore It, Some Lawmakers Say.” by Alan Greenblatt for Governing

Redistricting

Court to Wisconsin Republicans: Redraw election maps” by Jason Stein for Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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