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  • Lobby Watch

    The Center for Public Integrity's Lobbywatch project revealed many important and litte-known facts. Among them are: news organizations report on campaign contributions about ten times more often than they do on federal lobbying even though money from lobbyists to candidates is roughly double what candidates receive from campaign contributions; "almost 20 percent of all lobbying forms are filed late"; nearly 300 lobbyists or lobbying organizations did not register themselves as required by law; foreign companies and governments spent millions to win $15 billion in Defense Department contracts, more than a third of which were no-bid. And there's much, much more!
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    Dallas Morning News reports on the dramatic increase in the number of not-for-profit, tax-exempt groups in the United States, the fastest growing sector of the U.S. economy; the growth of the groups has spawned a potent network of lobbying organizations that protect the interests of non-profits and thwart congressional attempts at reform, March 29 - April 1, 1992.
  • The secret lobbying force for secret government

    San Francisco Bay Guardian uncovers lobbying organizations that represent local governments in the state legislature; though publicly funded, they are fighting legislation to strengthen California's open meetings and open records laws.