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February 15, 2017  •  

Wednesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News


Report Shows ‘Untapped Power’ of Constituent Advocacy” by Bridget Bowman for Roll Call

Florida: “These Lawmakers Are On the Payroll of Firms That Lobby the Legislature” by Zac Anderson for Sarasota Herald-Tribune

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Business Roundtable Softening Stance on Political Transparency?” by Dave Levinthal for Center for Public Integrity

Supreme Court Set to Eye Challenge to FEC Disclosure Rules” by Kenneth Doyle for Bloomberg BNA

Oregon: “Legislation Would Prohibit Campaign Contributions by State Contractors” by Paris Achen for Portland Tribune

Tennessee: “Amid Ongoing Durham Scandal, Probe Shows Problems with Law” by Joel Ebert and Dave Boucher for The Tennessean


With Michael Flynn’s Resignation, a New Focus on the Logan Act” by Charlie Savage for New York Times

Connecticut: “Commission: Hinchey, Bilda and other NPU officials violated ethics” by Ryan Blessing for Norwich Bulletin

Kentucky: “GOP Senators Want to Cut Sex Harassment Training” by Morgan Watkins for Louisville Courier-Journal

Montana: “House Endorses Cutting Office That Oversees Campaign Rules” by Matt Volz (Associated Press) for The Missoulian


New Hampshire: “NH Prosecutor: State can’t investigate all voter fraud claims” by Kathleen Ronayne (Associated Press) for

North Carolina: “N.C. Supreme Court Blocks Law Stripping Governor of Election Oversight Powers” by Richard Craver for Winston-Salem Journal

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