Senate ethics language could curb'08 convention festivities

Swanson, Ian
June 2007
Hill;6/26/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 77, p16
The article reports on the debate on whether legislation moving through Congress will affect the expensive parties thrown by corporations in the U.S. Two advocates for lobbying reform said language included in a bill would make a difference while several lawyers said they did not think the lobbying reform bills would have a major impact on these festivities. According to a letter penned by several senators, these events symbolize both excess and the access of lobbyist-lawmaker relationships.


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