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Carol Carson is the executive director of the Connecticut Office of Government Accountability. In September she provided her Top 10 Tips at the Practising Law Institute’s Campaign Finance and Lobbying program in Washington, DC. 10.   Register. Register. Register. 9.     In Connecticut, you […]

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Lobbying “K Street shop closing after three decades” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill. “Lobbying World” in The Hill. “Bottom Line” in The Hill. “Lobbying Dollars Drop Off During Least Productive Congress” by Amanda Terkel in the Huffington Post. “Intense […]

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December 2, 2013  •  

Monday News Roundup

Lobbying California: “Coachella Valley, Riverside County agencies spend big on lobbying” by Raju Chebium in The Desert Sun. New Mexico: “New Mexico lawmakers commonly become lobbyists” by The Associated Press in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Oklahoma: “Lobbying limits in state up […]

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      In honor of Thanksgiving and the short work week, we are publishing our weekly News You Can Use Digest today, instead of Friday. Federal: How Much Lobbying Is There in Washington? It’s DOUBLE What You Think Sunlight […]

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Lobbying “Bottom Line” in The Hill. “Lobbying World” in The Hill. “How much lobbying is there in Washington? It’s DOUBLE what you think” by Tim LaPira in the Sunlight Foundation blog. New York: “Albany query: Can political parties be considered […]

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The ethics board in Iowa issued an advisory opinion allowing political candidates in the state to use campaign funds to attend a presidential inauguration. The board’s reasoning for its decision centered around the value to a candidate’s campaign of attending […]

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National: ‘Citizens United’ Ruling Helped Unions Win State Elections The Center for Public Integrity – Alan Suderman and Ben Weider | Published: 11/14/2013 Nonprofits, super PACs, and other non-candidate groups reported spending at least $209 million to influence elections in 38 […]

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November 21, 2013  •  

Thursday News Roundup

Lobbying “Top lobbyist Gerry Cassidy to step down” by Byron Tau in Politico. Saskatchewan, Canada: “Lobbyist legislation coming to Saskatchewan” by David Giles in Global News. Campaign Finance “FEC deadlocks, for now, on whether political committees can accept bitcoin” by […]

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November 20, 2013  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

Lobbying “Lobbying World” in The Hill. Jack Abramoff resurfaces:“Former Lobbyist Takes Us Behind the Scenes of Washington Deal Making” on WZTV Fox 17. “Second lobbyist leaves Roundtable” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. New York: “NYPIRG Wants NYS Ethics […]

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Lobbying “K Street group strikes ‘lobbyist’ from name” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. “Lobbyists’ lobby approves a new name — one that doesn’t mention lobbying” by Holly Yeager in The Washington Post. “Bottom Line” in The Hill. Campaign […]

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Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has proposed increasing the frequency of reporting campaign finance data and imposing a reporting requirement before spending for certain campaign contributions. Abbott, a candidate for governor, announced his intentions for these and other ethics reforms […]

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      National: Initiative Spending Booms Past $1 Billion as Corporations Sponsor Their Own Proposals Washington Post – Reid Wilson | Published: 11/7/2013 The initiative process, originally aimed at giving citizens the chance to break industry’s hold on state Legislatures, […]

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November 13, 2013  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

Lobbying “Lobbying World” in The Hill. “Lobbyists, Congress Partner for Local Food Drive” by Anna Giaritelli in Roll Call. “Nominating Committee Makes 2014 Recommendations” from the American League of Lobbyists. Canada: “Commissioner of Lobbying orders first lobbying ban ever” by Julius […]

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Lobbying “Bottom Line” in The Hill. “Top Financial Lobbyist Exits” by Alan Zibel in The Wall Street Journal. “Number of lobbyists taking jobs in Congress plummets” by Susan Davis in USA Today. “Twitter’s handle on D.C. evolving” by Alex Byers […]

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