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Obama facing pressure to rip up his lobbyist rules

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Obama facing pressure to rip up his lobbyist rules:The head of the group aiding the presidential transition process is urging President Barack Obama to consider killing his executive order restricting lobbyists from serving in the White House,… #BarackObama, #DonaldTrump, #Election2016, #HillaryClinton, #Lobbying, #ObamaFacingPressureToRipUpHisLobbyistRules, #PresidentBarackObama #Politics Bip America News

HARP Act Update

OAMRS has been diligently advocating on your behalf for modernization of the Healing Arts Radiation Protection (HARP) Act with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MoHLTC), Members of Provincial Parliament (MPPs) and other stakeholders. 348 more words

Health Care

Is the Edinburgh Fringe under threat?

Since 1947, Edinburgh has welcomed performers and tourists to the city as part of its summer Fringe Festival. Many make the annual pilgrimage to Auld Reekie… 430 more words

General B2l/ Prs

Lobbying

So as mentioned in my last political post, this will be about the ‘ethical’ political tactic that we know as ‘lobbying’.  Lobbying is the legal form of bribery…let me explain.   708 more words

Politics

Here's who owns your legislators in Sacramento

Labor unions, oil interests, utility companies and other outside groups spent $72.3 million to influence California officials from April through June.

The California State Council of Service Employees topped the list of lobbyist employers, forking out nearly $1.8 million on lobbyists and other payments to influence during a three-month period that lawmakers passed the state budget and Gov. 241 more words

Sacramento Update

Post-democratic decision making in the EU

From Why Vote Leave, by Dan Hannan, loc 739:

Lobbyists love the EU, intuiting from the moment they arrive that it was designed by and for people like them.

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Post-Democracy, Depoliticisation And Technocracy