Boehner on the interwebs
The Speaker’s blog spells out where to find Speaker Boehner online.
House Ethics news
The House Ethics Committee will move into new office space in the 112th Congress with a new chairman and a new official name, but it still might need to address some old issues.
The Committee on Standards and Official Conduct will be renamed the Committee on Ethics. Now law firms are going to have to change all those guidebooks and memoranda…
Where are earmarks?
Not gone for good. Politico.
Advanced legislative process
The Times covers the House’s new rules.
In search of a rationale for lobbying regulation
Rick Hasen posted a draft of his new article, “Lobbying, Rent Seeking, and the Constitution” on SSRN. More and links here.
Staffers to watch
Maryland campaign finance reform board
A group of lawmakers and election lawyers called Tuesday for tighter state regulations on giving by political slates and limited-liability corporations, two-oft criticized ways that donors may flood candidates with money.