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Amid Inquiries, de Blasio Says He's Cut His Contact With Lobbyists

Mayor Bill de Blasio said today he now has “no contact” with a one-time fundraiser and lobbyist embroiled in one of the scandals surrounding his administration—saying those inquiries had prompted him to shift his strategy for dealing with lobbyists. 493 more words

Petrarca-Karampetsos’ Campaign: Dents Hammered Out, New Coat of Paint

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Source: http://www.abari.net/the-outlook-for-rhode-islands-two-tiered-shop-licensing-system/

“Newcomer Jina Petrarca-Karampetsos Runs for State Senate,” announced a feature article in the Valley Breeze on June 29, 2016, the day the candidate submitted her petition to run in Rhode Island Senatorial… 794 more words

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Saskatchewan (Canada) Launches Online Lobbyist Registry

The providence of Saskatchewan in Canada has launched an online lobbyist registry. “Anyone is able to visit the online registry and search to see what issues or subjects have been lobbied. 9 more words

New Resources

Junk food lobbyists meet ministers more than 40 times

Why were the new obesity regulations watered down?

“Food industry lobbyists met health ministers 40 times before the Government issued its ‘watered-down’ obesity strategy, official records reveal. 88 more words

Democracy

Trump's Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Quits

Paul Manafort, the chairman of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, has resigned after a wave of allegations about his work for foreign governments as a lobbyist. 643 more words

Leadership

Will Private Prisons Become A Thing Of The Past? What Will The Companies' Future Hold?

The Justice Department plans to end its use of private prisons after officials concluded the facilities are both less safe and less effective at providing correctional services than those run by the government.

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Advocacy

Watchdog.org: Did Google employees-turned White House appointees violate Obama’s ethics pledge?

Watchdog.org just added another part to its Google series. (I thought it was a three-part series. Apparently not.) “Some former Google employees-turned Obama administration officials may have violated the president’s own ethics policy in meeting with their former colleagues. 26 more words

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