Monday, August 26th, 2019

In Missouri, a new law has been proposed that could make relations between lawmakers and lobbyists a little more complicated: A bill introduced this week in the Missouri House of Representatives would require lobbyists to report sexual relations with state lawmakers or members of their staff to the state ethics commission. The legislation, first reported […]

Well that didn’t take long. Now that both the Assembly and Senate versions of the bill to repeal the minimum markup law have gone to committee, the opposition has to poke their heads out from behind the bunker. The only lobbying in favor of the bills comes from Walmart, the good people who want to […]

Senator Russ Feingold has a new ad out, “On Our Side.” Rather interesting to see lobbyist Joanne Ricca among the people who considers Feingold on her side. Here’s a still from Feingold’s ad. Here’s a picture of her from the AFL-CIO Flickr page. And from the AFL-CIO field staff page. I think I was happier […]