51) The White House, "Why We Bar Lobbyists
from Agency Advisory Boards and Commissions," Blog Post, October 21, 2009, http://www.
Merritt said that system policy bars the hiring of outside lobbyists
, not the use of full-time employees.
The Lobbying Act aims to improve transparency by making it a requirement for lobbyists
to register their lobbying activities and 'to file monthly communication reports when they are meeting with certain types of Public Office Holders.
May 2001: Honourable Premier Klein directs Minister of Government Services the Honourable Dave Coutts to report on lobbyists
registration systems with a recommendation on whether or not to proceed with one in Alberta;
So many questions, to which answers will have to be found in the new practice of lobbyists
DPOHs are not required to file information regarding communications they have with lobbyists
Even before McCain finished his news conference, uber-lobbyist
Black made the rounds of television networks to defend McCain against charges that he has been tainted by his relationship with a lobbyist
For example, in a column in The Washington Post, a Washington lobbyist
spun a yarn that under the gift rules, a lobbyist
was not allowed to give a Senate staffer an engagement ring unless the lobbyist
first got permission from the Senator who employs the staffer, subject to review by the ethics committee.
The great cartoonist Herblock was forever drawing lobbyists
with hefty girths, smoking cigars, and money bulging from their pockets.
It appears that presidential candidates are closely in tune with American public opinion when they decry the influence of lobbyists
and vow to avoid taking lobbyist
There were 11,143 registered lobbyists
in 2016, according to the (https://www.
Term limits diminish the power of lobbyists
by diminishing the power of senior politicians, which is why both groups oppose term limits.