News You Can Use Digest – August 1, 2011 - State and Federal Communications

August 1, 2011  •  

News You Can Use Digest – August 1, 2011

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Crossroads GPS, Priorities USA Violate Tax Laws, Reform Groups Allege in IRS Petition

Oregon Congressman, Named in Sex Case, to Resign

From the States and Municipalities:


Bob Riley’s PAC Admits Taking PAC-to-PAC Donation in Violation of Law Riley Pushed


Judge Ready to Strike down San Jose Law Barring Last-Minute Campaign Contributions

District of Columbia

D.C. Council Member Thomas to Repay D.C. $300,000


Judge Hears Challenge to Florida Campaign Law


Press Group in Talks to Take Over State Lobbyist Registration


Ethics Commission Could See Major Reorganization


Emanuel Ethics Reforms Back on Track at City Council


GOP’s Winslow Uses On-line Coupon to Promote Fundraiser

New York

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz Fined $20,000 for Taking Free Foreign Trips for His Wife

Rhode Island

Twenty Politicians Owe $800,000 in Election Fines


Some Advocacy Avoids Tennessee Lobbying Label


For Virginia Companies, Campaign Donations to Lawmakers Just another Cost of Doing Business


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