Observations on Lobbyists' Compliance with Disclosure Requirements

Ekstrand, Laurie
April 2010
GAO Reports;4/1/2010, preceding p1
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The article focuses on a study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) regarding lobbyists' compliance with the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (LDA). GAO studied lobbying disclosure and federal political campaign contributions reports to achieve the desired results of the study. GAO found that lobbyists were able to provide documentation about disclosure reports. The study revealed the reasons why GAO could not identify corresponding reports on file for lobbying activity.


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