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March 22, 2017  •  

Wednesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News


Illinois: “Emails to Emanuel Raise Questions About Dozens of Possible Lobbying Violations” by Bill Ruthhart and Hal Dardick for Chicago Tribune

New York: “Lobbyist in Libous Case Reaches $10k Settlement, as Legal Questions Remain” by Chris Bragg for Albany Times Union

Texas: “By Wading into Energy Policy, Did Texas GOP Chair Break Ethics Law?” by Jim Malewitz for Texas Tribune

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Ohio: “Franklin County Judge Will Spend Time in Jail for Filing Inaccurate Campaign-Finance Reports” by Encarnacion Pyle for Columbus Dispatch


Despite a Trust, Ivanka Trump Still Wields Power Over Her Brand” by Rachel Abrams for New York Times

Paul Manafort, Former Trump Campaign Chief, Faces New Allegations in Ukraine” by Andrew Kramer for New York Times

Ethics Watchdogs Make a Career of It” by Kate Ackley for Roll Call

Florida: “Ms. Book Goes to Tallahassee, Sees No Conflict Voting $ for Lauren’s Kids or Dad’s Clients” by Francisco Alvarado for Florida Bulldog

New York: “Sheldon Silver Appeal Looks to New Definition of Corruption” by Benjamin Weiser for New York Times

Pennsylvania: “D.A. Seth Williams Indicted on Corruption, Bribery-Related Charges” by Jeremy Roebuck, David Gambacorta, and Chris Brennan for Philadelphia Inquirer

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