TITLE

Why ethics laws pass about once every 25 years

PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Hill;6/5/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 65, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites the flaws of a House lobbying and ethics overhaul bill in the U.S. The president of ethics reform group Democracy 21, Fred Wertheimer, sees that the provision lacks the language that would apply same rule to members of Congress. Meanwhile, Brian Pallasch, president of the American League of Lobbyists, said that it neglects the fact that lobbyists are oftentimes experts in their policy areas.
ACCESSION #
25468157

 

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