12.6 political law links.

MORE MONEY. RC. “Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones has financially overwhelmed his Republican opponent Roy Moore but all his money may not make a difference in the Alabama Senate special election.”

NO MATTER. USAT. “Payday lenders gave $31,700 in 2015-16 federal campaign cycle contributions to Mulvaney, ranking him ninth among all congressional recipients from the sector, according to data analyzed by the Center for Responsive Politics.”

ETHICS UPDATE. LAW. “In a continuing effort to burnish its image after a string of scandals, Wells Fargo & Co. has made public a revised code of ethics for employee conduct that requires its workforce to act with honesty and to honor legal obligations.”

CA: MEETING ON LAW. OR. “Orange County lawmakers will hold a special meeting next week to consider a proposal requiring limited liability companies to abide by the county’s limit on campaign donations if they hold or are seeking a county contract.”

MA: ETHICS INQUIRY. BG. “The Massachusetts Senate Committee on Ethics convened Tuesday, formally beginning the investigation into whether Stanley C. Rosenberg, who has stepped aside as Senate president, broke chamber rules.”

WI: STAFF SOUGHT. BH. “The Wisconsin Elections Commission is searching for three additional staff members after experiencing a 28 percent decrease in staff over the last two budget cycles.”


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