Chait, Jonathan
July 1996
New Republic;7/29/96, Vol. 215 Issue 5, p9
Criticizes a lobbying reform law which allows lobbyists in U.S. Congress to evade punitive actions by emasculating its provisions on lobbying disclosure and gift ban. Approach used by lobbyists to giving gifts to lawmakers without violating the law; Seminars on the law held by Washington lobbying firms; Credentials of Senate Secretary Kelly Johnston that would make him unfit to monitor lobbying violations.


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