Wednesday's LobbyComply News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

August 19, 2020  •  

Wednesday’s LobbyComply News Roundup

Campaign Finance

National: “They Started in a D.C. Living Room. Now Money from This Grass-Roots Group Is Ending Up in Alaskan Villages.” by Amy Gardner for Washington Post

Elections

National: “G.O.P.-Led Senate Panel Details Ties Between 2016 Trump Campaign and Russia” by Mark Mazzetti and Nicholas Fandos for New York Times

North Dakota: “North Dakota to Vote in November on Top-Four Open Primaries, Ranked-Choice Voting, State Legislative Redistricting, and Other Election Changes” by Jackie Mitchell for Ballotpedia

Ethics

National: “Postmaster General Announces He Is ‘Suspending’ Policies That Were Blamed for Causing Mail Delays” by Jacob Bogage for Washington Post

Canada: “Canadian Finance Minister Resigns Amid Contracting Scandal” by Lauren Gardner for Politico

California: “California Ethics Agency Opens Investigation into Former CalPERS Investment Chief” by Andrew Sheeler for Sacramento Bee

Illinois: “Cook County Board of Ethics Members Ousted by Toni Preckwinkle Are Frustrated with Shakeups, Pace of Proposed Reforms” by Alice Yin for Chicago Tribune

Washington DC: “Jack Evans Is a Week Late and $20,000 Short” by Mitch Ryals (Washington City Paper) for Patch

Lobbying

National: “Nursing Homes with Safety Problems Deploy Trump-Connected Lobbyists” by Jessica Silver-Greenberg and Jesse Drucker for New York Times

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