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Sponsored Links The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The state Senate began its work on ethics reform legislation Tuesday, but with only six days left in the General Assembly's annual 40-day session, some worry time is running out. Why are y'all waiting
This Wednesday, OpenSecrets.org will host a live web chat on a report we'll be releasing that morning. "Lobbyists 2012: Out of the game or under the radar?" takes a closer look at the decline in the number of registered lobbyists from 2011 to 2012.
National Party MP has been using his electorate office as a secret base to direct the operations of an industry lobby group that has been paying his wife's company $350,000 a year for management services. Redcliffe MP Scott Driscoll installed
N.Y. (AP) Celebrities belonging to the group Artists Against Fracking be wielding star power to influence New York law, but they may also be running afoul of it. The group created last year stages events with stars opposed to drilling for natural gas
Although many of California's cities and counties have been struggling financially, putting off road repairs, cutting back library hours and reducing police patrols, there is one way in which they have not held back: hiring Sacramento lobbyists.
When Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel once remarked on the vast power of the Israel lobby in the nation's capital, he did not think he was being anti-Semitic...After the massacre of schoolchildren in Connecticut sparked a burst of national demand for
Save to mystar Lobbyists bending councillors' ears on the casino issue include the brother of Councillor Frances Nunziata, a pro-casino member of the Mayor Rob Ford administration. John Nunziata, a partner in The Parliamentary Group lobbyist firm, is
Story The recommendation dates back to a 2005 report on the computer leasing inquiry which said lobbyists' access should be restricted to regular office hours and locations but it will head to executive at a time when lobbying is very much in the
Rep. Patrice Arent, D-Millcreek, argued the wolf-lobbying contract lacked accountability or information about what the contract had accomplished. "For a body that cares about accountability, it's my information that we have very little information
Shining a brighter light on the legislative process, from requiring additional reporting by lobbyists to implementing restrictions on gifts that could be made to lawmakers, were the focus of three measures heard in the Legislature on Tuesday. Sen.