Friday, March 4, 2011

"Campaign Finance Reports Show Hollywood's New Chief Lobbyist, Former U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd, is No Stranger to the Movie Industry"

"It was big news  when former U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd accepted a job as the chief lobbyist and top dog at the Motion Picture Association of America.
Most news stories rightfully highlighted the fact that, due to  lobbying laws, Dodd can't wine and dine his former colleagues on the Hill until 2013, that he'll earn an estimated $1.2 million a year, and that he told a Connecticut newspaper that he would not become a lobbyist after leaving the Senate in January."

LA Weekly has more here.

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