Wednesday's Government and Ethics News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

November 1, 2017  •  

Wednesday’s Government and Ethics News Roundup


Grassley Introduces Bill to Toughen Foreign Lobbying Oversight after Manafort Indictment” by Kyle Cheney for Politico

Under Mueller Scrutiny, Democratic Donor Tony Podesta Resigns from Lobbying Firm” by Kenneth Vogel for New York Times

Campaign Finance

Scofflaw Political Groups Are Ignoring FEC Fines” by Dave Levinthal (Center for Public Integrity) for Politico

Canada: “B.C. to Ban Corporate and Union Donations in Municipal Elections” by Rob Shaw for Vancouver Sun

Arkansas: “State PACs Cite Confusion Over E-Filing” by Michael Wickline for Arkansas Online

Connecticut: “Tucked in Budget: Shorter leash on election watchdogs” by Mark Pazniokas for Connecticut Post

Illinois: “At Hearing on Harassment Bill, Lobbyist Accuses Senator” by Tina Sfondeles and Fran Spielman for Chicago Sun-Times


Arizona: “Arizona House Now Has Written Policy Against Sex Harassment After Complaint” by Howard Fischer (Capitol Media Services) for Arizona Daily Star

Florida: “City Issues New Ethics Rules for Employees” by Jeffrey Schweers for Tallahassee Democrat

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