Do TARP lobbying rules meet the administration’s transparency goals?

The Sunlight Foundation’s Daniel Schuman examines TARP lobbying rules here.

The rules promulgated by the Treasury Department attempt to meet the great challenge of improved transparency, but fall short of their potential. They are hard to understand, difficult to apply, and full of contradictions and omissions that undermine stated policy objectives. The rules should be clarified, rewritten, simplified, and broadened.

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