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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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December 23, 2013  •  

Monday News Roundup

Lobbying “The Life Of A Lobbyist In A Do-Nothing Congress” by Peter Overby on Georgia Public Broadcasting. “K Street sizes up retiring lawmakers” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill. “Patton Boggs, Locke Lord call off merger talks” by Catherine Ho […]

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The Philadelphia Board of Ethics staff has released a revised gift proposal following claims its initial proposed limits were too lax. The new suggested limits are a ban on gifts of more than $100, with a limit of $25 on […]

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      Federal: How Washington Starves its Election Watchdog The Center for Public Integrity – Dave Levinthal | Published: 12/17/2013 The recent hacking of the FEC’s computer system marked the nadir of a year that ranks among the commission’s darkest, […]

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December 19, 2013  •  

Thursday News Roundup

Lobbying “Top 10 lobbying victories of 2013” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill. “Rhoden: Let’s ban lawmaker lobbying” by David Montgomery in the Argus Leader. Massachusetts: “Feds indict ex-CFO of firm tied to disgraced lobbyist” by Eric Convey in the […]

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December 18, 2013  •  

Wednesday Government Relations News

Lobbying “The Lobbyists’ Lament” by Haley Barbour and Ed Rogers in Politico. “K St. mints money from regs surge” by Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. California: “Santa Clara County supervisors move forward on strengthening lobbyist regulations” by Eric Kurhi […]

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December 16, 2013  •  

Monday News Roundup

Lobbying “Poll: Lobbyists rank last on ethics” by Tal Kopan in Politico. “Business to Boehner: Hit ’em hard” by Ken Bogardus in The Hill. California: “Report: Special Interest Groups Paid Lobbyists Millions to Influence City Officials” by Alexander Nguyen in […]

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Lobbying “New lobbying business slows to a trickle” by Byron Tau in Politico. “For K St., nowhere to go but up” by Kevin Bogardus and Megan R. Wilson in The Hill. “Under contract” in The Hill. “Major Dem fundraiser closes […]

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Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s administration is currently at odds with the City Ethics Commission. Earlier in the year the Commission inquired as to whether the Department of the Corporation Counsel has the power and duty to advise city employees on […]

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