January 7, 2013 •
Monday News Roundup
Let’s start off the week with these campaign finance, lobbying, and ethics news articles:
“Obama Campaign Fined $375,000” by Eliza Newlin Carney in Roll Call.
“Supreme Court won’t hear campaign finance arguments from anti-abortion group” by The Associated Press in The Washington Post.
Connecticut: “Former State Sen. Ernest Newton Arrested” by Mark Pazniokas in the Hartford Guardian.
“2013 Lobbying Certificate Program Calendar Released” on the American League of Lobbyists website.
“K Street Files: MPAA Casts Strahan” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.
“Confessions of a Young Lobbyist on Capitol Hill” by Mickey Leibner in Roll Call.
“K Street Files: Airline Group Lands New Staffer, Lawsuit; Former Senators Lobbying” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.
“Cynthia Bauerly, FEC Commissioner, To Resign On February 1” by Paul Blumenthal in the Huffington Post.
Idaho: “Idaho lawmakers could create ethics committee” by Justin Corr in KTVB News.
South Carolina: “S.C. lawmakers have packed 2013 agenda” by Stephen Largen in the Post and Courier.
“Utah lawmaker wants to dump must-vote rule” by Robert Gehrke in The Salt Lake Tribune.
January 3, 2012 •
The FEC Goes Mobile
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) has unveiled pages optimized for mobile devices.
According to their announcement, you can now view the following on your mobile phone:
- presidential candidate summary data
- a calendar with dates for commission meetings, reporting deadlines, conferences, advisory opinions, and litigation
- an audio archive of recent hearings
- the FEC YouTube channel
- The FEC Twitter feed
FEC Chair Cynthia Bauerly said, “I am pleased to announce the launch of the FEC’s new mobile interface. … I greatly appreciate the efforts of the agency staff who worked on this project, which will further the FEC’s mission of disclosing campaign finance data.”
Here is the FEC’s press release about the new pages.
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