Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Should laws prohibit lobbyists from working on capitol hill?

"Ethics laws put limits on elected officials who move to lobbying firms. But there is nothing to stop lobbyists from getting immediately hired on Capitol Hill. This year’s class of staffers argues for a tough ban. After collecting millions from industries or unions or others, lobbyists should not be allowed to turn around and write laws that favor these special interests."

The NYT has more

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