Let’s tell him exactly what we think. Also, a dispiriting day at the Roundhouse yesterday (legal pot is dead; Pay Day Lending caps also dead, unless you think 175% is a cap). 771 more words
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They say a week is a long time in politics so the fortnight since our last lobbying update must seem like an eternity to some. For us however, it often seems there aren’t enough hours in the day as the Government continues to implement numerous policies which affect landlords at breakneck speed with, in some cases, a worrying lack of co-ordination. 1,172 more words
Even as Donald Trump was kicking lobbyists off his presidential transition team, he was quietly cashing checks from them.
At least a dozen registered lobbyists donated money to… 1,008 more words
I’ve written many times that Washington is both a corrupt city and a corrupting city. My point is that decent people go into government and all too often… 1,458 more words
Chicago’s ethics board voted unanimously to fine Uber Technologies’s former strategist, David Plouffe, $90,000 for illegally lobbying in the city.
The ethics board said that Plouffe, who helped Uber combat onerous regulations and opposition from the taxi industry, violated the Governmental Ethics Ordinance by lobbying city officials and failing to register as a lobbyist. 146 more words