Good morning. Here are a few recent stories in lobbying and political law news.
Former Senators join firm
Roll Call reports.
Even though ex-Sens. Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) and Bob Bennett (R-Utah) announced this week that they had joined the lobbying practice at Arent Fox, the duo didn’t go there as a package deal. They just happened to end up there together.
Swearing-in complaint filed
A watchdog group has filed a formal complaint against the two lawmakers who missed last week’s swearing-in ceremony for the 112th Congress, accusing the congressmen of violating House rules, federal law and the Constitution.
County mulls lobbyist
Should Sedgwick County hire a lobbyist? News here.
Website maker and corporate governance
“The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged a Kansas technology company that manages government websites, including the official site of the Federal Election Commission, with failing to disclose ‘wide-ranging perks’ handed out to its former chief executive officer.” The Hill.
Facebook’s friends and lobbying
Campaign finance CRS report available
Proposed lobbying rules changes from interesting panel
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