To decrease the evil of lobbying a law was enacted in 1906 which requires that every person employed to promote or oppose the passage of any bill shall file in the office of the secretary of state a written statement showing who has employed him and describing the legislation in respect of which his services are to be rendered; the law also requires the employers of lobbyists to file in the same office within two months after the adjournment of the legislature an itemized statement of all their lobbying expenses, and forbids the employment of a lobbyist for a contingent fee.
A lobbyist from the Competitive Enterprise Institute wore a White House pin on his shiny lapel.
The entire industry is a powerhouse of lobbyist groups, organizations and funding that remain a substantial threat to the potential for universal health care coverage for all Americans.
Tracy Strauss - Ali Larter plays the role of Tracy, a Washington lobbyist who discovers that she has the ability to freeze any object or person.
You should expect your representatives to not become a paid lobbyist when they leave office - ever!