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February 22, 2017  •  

Wednesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News


Arizona: “Lobbyist Pushes Arizona School-Choice Bill That Could Benefit His Family” by Yvonne Wingett and Rob O’Dell for Arizona Republic

Florida: “Document Suggests Former State Sen. Thrasher Violated Lobbying Ban as FSU Chief” by Arek Sarkissian for Naples Daily News

Massachusetts: “Online Lottery Could Yield Windfall for Private Companies” by Sean Murphy for Boston Globe

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Democratic Member to Quit Election Commission, Setting Up Political Fight” by 2017 Eric Lichtblau for New York Times

North Carolina: “Fletcher Hartsell, a Former NC Senator, Pleads Guilty in Misuse of Campaign Funds” by Anne Blythe and Craig Jarvis for Raleigh News & Observer


Flynn in FBI Interview Denied Discussing Sanctions with Russian Ambassador” by Sari Horwitz and Adam Entous for Washington Post

California: “Ex-Palm Springs Mayor and 2 Developers Charged with Corruption Involving $375,000 in Bribes” by Richard Winton for Los Angeles Times

Georgia: “Unease Spreads in Atlanta as a City Contracting Scandal Brews” by Richard Fausset for New York Times

Minnesota: “Mondale, Kelm-Helgen Leave U.S. Bank Stadium Panel in Wake of Luxury Suite Flap” by Rochelle Olson for Minneapolis Star Tribune

Ohio: “Former Councilwoman Mills Pleads Guilty, Fined $250 for Ethics Misdemeanor” by Rick Rouan for Columbus Dispatch

Oregon: “Two Years after Kitzhaber Resignation, Ethics Reform a Political Challenge for Oregon Lawmakers” by Gordon Friedman for Portland Oregonian

Tennessee: “Schmoozing, Boozing and a Quiet Resignation: Mark Lovell’s 100 days on Capitol Hill” by Joel Ebert and Mark Boucher for The Tennessean

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