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Lobbying “Bottom Line” in The Hill. “In the trenches of global trade” by Vicki Needham in The Hill. Minnesota: “Local government lobbying costs increased to $8 million in 2013” by Rachel E. Stassen-Berger in The Star Tribune. New York: “NY […]

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June 23, 2014  •  

Monday News Roundup

Lobbying “K Street powerhouse loses founding partner” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. “Is Akin Gump the New King of K Street?” by Marisa M. Kashino in the Washingtonian. “Lobbyists want spot on Team Scalise” by Megan R. Wilson […]

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Prosecutors claim Gov. Scott Walker was involved with a plan to illegally coordinate fundraising with outside conservative groups to help him and several Republican senators survive a 2012 recall election. In court documents recently unsealed, prosecutors detail a criminal scheme […]

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  National: Population Shifts Turning All Politics National New York Times – Ashley Parker and Jonathan Martin | Published: 6/15/2014 For all the talk about how partisan polarization is overwhelming Washington, there is another overlapping force at play: voters who are […]

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Lawmakers adjourned sine die without passing the ethics reform bill on Thursday, June 19, 2014. House Bill 3945 was blocked from a vote by Sen. Lee Bright and Sen. Tom Davis. On Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell formally resigned to […]

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June 18, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

Lobbying “Lobbying World” in The Hill. Florida: “Dade Medical College owner charged with improper lobbying” by Mike Vasquez in the Miami Herald. Mississippi: “Washington Lobbyists Pour Money Into Mississippi Senate Race To Fend Off Tea Party” by Paul Blumenthal in […]

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Section 42.52.420 of the Revised Code of Washington allows public officials to accept gifts in the form of food and beverage on infrequent occasions. In recent months, “infrequent occasions” has come under scrutiny after a widely-read report showed the state’s […]

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Lobbying “Bottom Line” in The Hill. Campaign Finance California: “Senate approves campaign fundraising blackout during budget negotiations and end of session” by The Associated Press in the Daily Journal. Ethics “Watchdog urges bribery probe of congressman” by Mario Trujillo in […]

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June 16, 2014  •  

Monday News Roundup

Lobbying “Which federal agencies do lobbyists target most?” by Elizabeth Shell in PBS Newshour. “Unemployment Extension Cause Has Invisible Lobby | K Street Files” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call. “Former Rep. Dan Lungren returns to lobbying” by Megan R. […]

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  National: What Corrupt States Spend Their Money On Government Technology – Liz Farmer and Kevin Tidmarch (Governing Magazine) | Published: 6/6/2014 According to research published in Public Administration Review, states with higher levels of public corruption spend more money on […]

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June 12, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

Lobbying “Lobby groups hunker down for storm” by Bernie Becker and Benjamin Goad in The Hill. “Cantor’s K Street value: Off the charts” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. Campaign Finance “Tech firm looks to bring bitcoins to campaigns” […]

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June 11, 2014  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

Lobbying “Lobbying World” in The Hill. “Sallie Mae spin-off registers to lobby” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. “Amplifyd: Crowd-Sourced Lobbying Launches Website” by Annie Spiegelman in The Huffington Post. “Politico: Wall Street Loses an Ally With Cantor’s Defeat” […]

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The Senate has passed resolutions to tighten ethics laws by creating a new position of ethics ombudsman, installing protections for whistleblowers, and banning the raising of campaign funds during August, the last month of the legislative year. A bill to […]

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Lobbying “Bottom Line” in The Hill. “Koch brothers add to K Street force” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. “Washington Redskins Improve Defense With K Street Lobbying” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call. Campaign Finance California: “Fremont nonprofit group […]

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