August 1, 2011 •
News You Can Use Digest – August 1, 2011
Here are highlights from the latest edition of News You Can Use:
Crossroads GPS, Priorities USA Violate Tax Laws, Reform Groups Allege in IRS Petition
Oregon Congressman, Named in Sex Case, to Resign
From the States and Municipalities:
Bob Riley’s PAC Admits Taking PAC-to-PAC Donation in Violation of Law Riley Pushed
Judge Ready to Strike down San Jose Law Barring Last-Minute Campaign Contributions
District of Columbia
D.C. Council Member Thomas to Repay D.C. $300,000
Judge Hears Challenge to Florida Campaign Law
Press Group in Talks to Take Over State Lobbyist Registration
Ethics Commission Could See Major Reorganization
Emanuel Ethics Reforms Back on Track at City Council
GOP’s Winslow Uses On-line Coupon to Promote Fundraiser
Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz Fined $20,000 for Taking Free Foreign Trips for His Wife
Twenty Politicians Owe $800,000 in Election Fines
Some Advocacy Avoids Tennessee Lobbying Label
For Virginia Companies, Campaign Donations to Lawmakers Just another Cost of Doing Business
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