The Hill reports on the impact of various iterations of an earmark ban could have on lobbying.
The earmark ban “is going to lead to long-term change on K Street,” said Michael Herson, the president of American Defense International, one of the largest defense consulting and lobbying firms in Washington. “You will have to be able to perform a broader service rather than just get earmarks. The focus would shift to the policy and the bigger picture.”
Earmarks are also the topic of this report.