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February 8, 2017  •  

Wednesday’s Government Relations and Ethics News


Lobbyists, Corporate Clients Open Wallets for Trump” by Kate Ackley for Roll Call

Lobbying’s Top 50: Who’s spending big” by Megan Wilson for The Hill

Arkansas: “House Approves Bill on Gift Exemptions” by John Moritz for Arkansas Online

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Virginia: “Lawmakers Defeat Ban on Campaign Funds for Personal Use” by Alan Suderman (Associated Press) for The Virginian-Pilot


In Age of Trump, Scientists Show Signs of a Political Pulse” by Amy Harmon and Henry Fountain for New York Times

Melania Trump Says White House Could Mean Millions for Brand” by Julie Bykowicz (Associated Press) for

California: “California’s Top Court to Decide Whether Emails and Texts Sent on Personal Devices Are Public Record” by Maura Dolan for Los Angeles Times

Illinois: “Redflex to Pay $20 Million to Chicago to Settle Lawsuit over Bribery Scheme” by David Kidwell for Chicago Tribune

Texas: “Popular Ethics Overhaul Breezes Through Senate, Heads to the House” by J. David McSwane for Dallas News

Utah: “Gold Coins, Posh Trips Form Backdrop in Utah Bribery Trial” by Lindsay Whitehurst (Associated Press) for Fresno Bee

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