Friday, July 27, 2007

Don't Back Down From Real Reform!

Lobbying Reform at Risk - New York Times:
"As Capitol lawmakers watch their credibility plummet in opinion polls, they can’t afford any further delay in requiring lobbyists to disclose the fortunes in campaign donations they harvest from clients out to buy legislative access. Both the House and Senate have approved separate bills containing this vital reform, but efforts to negotiate a final compromise have been blocked for weeks while the lobbying industry beats the drums for evasion."

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