Monday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Roundup - State and Federal Communications

August 13, 2012  •  

Monday Lobbying and Campaign Finance News Roundup


Georgia: “Exclusive: Ralston to propose total lobbyist gift ban” by Aaron Gould Sheinin and Kristina Torres in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Indiana: “Ethics rulings say Daniels can lobby for Purdue” by The Associated Press in the Indiana Business Journal.

Campaign Finance

Colorado:  “Judge rejects Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler’s changes” by Erin Udell in the Denver Post.

Florida:  “Unlimited Corporate Money In Fla. Political Races ‘Worries Political Scientists’” by Jessica Palombo on

Minnesota: “Top state court rules campaign finance laws apply to schools” by Jennifer Brooks in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

When is a campaign contribution a bribe?” by Robert Barnes in The Washington Post.

Social Media

Paul Ryan VP pick adds social media muscle” by Steve Friess in Politico.

Oregon: “More Oregon lawmakers harness power of Twitter, Facebook” by Laura Barron-Lopez in The Oregonian.

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