Political activity law A.M. report for Thursday, Jan. 6

Good morning. What’s in the political law news today?

CES: What happens in Vegas matters in DC

Politico reports on lobbyists attending the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

It’s the perfect place for lobbyists and policy strategists to find new clients, especially as the tech industry is becoming increasingly interested in Washington.

Engaging First Amendment discussion

In the Federalist Society’s latest online-only edition of Engage.

In the mailbag

Is the latest newsletter from DB Capitol Strategies.

Freshmen a-twitter

Politico notes that new Members of Congress seem comfortable with Twitter.

Congressional newcomers shared their freshmen excitement with the world on Wednesday, updating their Twitter pages with thoughts, sightings — and some partisan bickering.

Party has an app

Roll Call reports.  “The Kentucky Democratic Party is the first in the nation to offer supporters an iPhone application.”

Former aide sentenced

Ann Copland was sentenced yesterday.  The Times.  A little more here.

O’Donnell reports

Will be amended, according to the Post.

Vermont investigation news

The Republican Governors Association is involved in a matter in Vermont and there are a few new developments.  WCAX.com.

Safe Streets Colorado fined

News here.

Speaker hit with complaint

In Texas.   Chron.com.

A citizen’s group aligned with other conservative organizations in an effort to oust House Speaker Joe Straus has filed ethics complaints alleging the San Antonio Republican has unlawfully accepted corporate contributions and failed to disclose required details in campaign finance reports.

2011 LDA deadlines

Are listed here.

Have a great day

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