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Lobbying “Bottom Line” in The Hill. “Lobbyists Ask, Then Write, ʹWhere The Jobs Areʹ” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call. “Gillespie Senate run tests stigma of ʹlobbyistʹ label” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill. Campaign Finance “Why Campaign Finance Laws […]

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January 13, 2014  •  

Ethics Bill Introduced in Kentucky

Kentucky could see updates to its legislative ethics code this session. House Bill 3 would amend the state ethics code to include recommendations of the Legislative Ethics Commission, including: Establishing a “no cup of coffee” rule for gifts from lobbyists […]

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January 13, 2014  •  

Monday News Roundup

Lobbying “Loopholes Give Free Overseas Travel to Lobbyists and Members of Congress” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call’s Political MoneyLine. “Lobbyists poised for more profit declines, but also finding ways to keep business flowing” by Holly Yeager in The Washington […]

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The bipartisan Senate Select Committee on Ethics has issued its final report and recommendations on an ethics bill to be considered during the start of next week’s legislative session. House Bill 3945 already has 54 pending Senate amendments and will […]

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      National: Koch-Backed Political Coalition, Designed to Shield Donors, Raised $400 Million in 2012 Washington Post – Matea Gold | Published: 1/6/2014 An analysis of tax returns and other documents shows the network of politically active nonprofits backed by […]

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January 9, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

Lobbying “Lobbying World” in The Hill. “K Street pushes to shape $1T omnibus spending legislation” by Bernie Becker and Kevin Bogardus in The Hill. “Chamber chief promises midterm blitz” by Ben Goad and Kevin Bogardus in The Hill. “GOP leadership […]

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Lobbying “The State of K Street” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call. “Bitcoin Woos Washington to Ensure Lawmakers Don’t Kill It” by Julie Bykowicz and Carter Dougherty in Bloomberg Politics. New York City, NY: “New York City Imposes New Rules […]

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Lobbying “Bottom Line” in The Hill. “Snapchat hires lobbyists for the first time” by Kate Tummarello in The Hill. Washington: “Bill would make it easier to track lobbyist giving” by Ralph Schwartz in the Bellingham Herald. Campaign Finance “Caution – […]

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January 6, 2014  •  

Monday News Roundup

Lobbying “Lobbyists cash in on do-nothing Congress” by Anna Palmer and Byron Tau in Politico. “9 websites you use regularly that are lobbying Congress” by Amber Phillips in the San Jose Mercury News. “Yelp Inc. Registers For Lobbying and Forms […]

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      National: Social Conservatives Make Big Money Plans Politico – Kenneth Vogel | Published: 1/2/2014 The religious right’s wealthiest backers and top operatives plan to elevate the place of social issues like abortion and gay marriage in conservative politics. […]

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January 2, 2014  •  

Thursday News Roundup

Lobbying “Lobbying Follows Political Activity Into Dark Money” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call’s Political MoneyLine. “K Street Review: Some Trends In the World of Lobbying For 2013” by Tess Venden Dolder in Streetwise’s InTheCapital. “Influential Boeing lobbyist Coffey dies […]

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      Federal: Political Advertisers and TV Stations Ignore Disclosure Rules The Sunlight Foundation – Jacob Fenton | Published: 12/18/2013 The Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 requires television stations to make available detailed information about political ad buys, including […]

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Lobbying “Bank lobby threatens ‘Volcker Rule’ suit” by Peter Schroeder in The Hill. Campaign Finance “Republican National Committee Pays Santa for Travel” by Kent Cooper in Roll Call. “Retiring Members of Congress Hold Over $13 Million in Campaign Accounts” by […]

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A bill extending through 2018 the authority of the Federal Election Commission to impose civil money penalties on the basis of a schedule of penalties established and published by the commission has passed both houses of Congress. The bill applies […]

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