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August 29, 2012  •  

Wednesday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News


The Art of Going Corporate at Political Conventions” by Diane Brady in Bloomberg Business Week.

K Street preps for Hurricane Isaac” by Dave Levinthal in Politico.

Lobbyists, businesses pamper New Jersey delegates with food, parties” by Melissa Hayes in The Record.

District of Columbia: “New D.C. Campaign Finance Reform Would Ban Lobbyist Bundling” in the Blog of the Legal Times.

New York: “Lawmaker-lobby guidelines emerge” by Rick Karlin in the Albany Times Union.

Ottawa, Canada: “New lobby registry looks easy as pie” by Joanne Chianello in the Ottawa Citizen.

Campaign Finance

California:  “Unleashing the Campaign Contributions of Corporations” by Eduardo Porter in The New York Times.

Pennsylvania:  “With money to burn, Fitzpatrick won’t limit spending” by Gary Weckselblatt in The Intelligencer.

Washington: “Churches can’t be intermediary for gay-marriage law donations, watchdog says” by Rachel La Corte (Associated Press) in The Olympian.


Illinois:  “Emanuel appointees propose more oversight on ethics” by Hal Dardick in the Chicago Tribune.

New York: “NY ethics board hires another Cuomo aide” by The Associated Press in the Utica Observer Dispatch.

New York:  “Silver’s Sexual-Harassment Payout May Get New York Ethics Review” by Freeman Klopott in Bloomberg Business Week.

New York: “New York Can’t Escape Corruption as Senator Huntley Indicted” by Freeman Klopott and David McLaughlin (Bloomberg) in the San Francisco Chronicle.

North Carolina: “Dalton rolls out ethics package, term limits” by Travis Fain in the Greensboro News and Record.

Utah: “Utah cities, counties, guv preparing for new ethics commission law” by Cathy McKitrick in the Salt Lake Tribune.


Arizona:  “Ariz. GOP: Redistricting commission’s existence illegal” by Howard Fischer in East Valley Tribune.

Texas: “Texas redistricting plan ruled illegal” by Gary Martin and Gary Scharrer in the San Antonio Express-News.

Social Media

Ann Romney Was Most-Searched, Most-Tweeted Tuesday Night Speaker” by Alex Fitzpatrick in Mashable.

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