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July 12, 2017  •  

Wednesday’s State Government and Ethics News


Pennsylvania: “Convicted Ex-Lawmakers Enjoy Access as Lobbyists” by Debra Erdley and Kevin Zwick for Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Campaign Finance

Law on Foreign Campaign Money Narrow, FEC Analysis Says” by Kenneth Doyle for Bloomberg BNA

D.C. Business Groups Fight Proposed Pay-to-Play Regulations” by Peter Jamison for Washington Post

North Carolina: “Lobbyist Fundraiser Invite Raises Questions” by Laura Leslie for WRAL

Virginia: “How a Shadowy Nonprofit Spent $184K in Virginia’s Governor’s Race with Almost Total Anonymity” by Graham Moomaw for Richmond Times-Dispatch


Trump Faces Decision on New Ethics Chief” by Megan Wilson for The Hill

The Deep Industry Ties of Trump’s Deregulation Teams” by Danielle Ivory and Robert Faturechi for New York Times

Minnesota: “Appeals Court Upholds Conviction of Ex-New York Assemblyman” by Larry Neumeister (Associated Press) for Minneapolis Star Tribune


Trump Voting Panel Tells States to Hold Off Sending Data While Court Weighs Privacy Impact” by Spencer Hsu for Washington Post

Donald Trump Jr. Was Told Campaign Meeting Would Be with ‘Russian Government Attorney,’ According to Emails” by Rosalind Helderman and John Wagner for Washington Post

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