Senate Lobbyist Disclosure Enhanced


Okay, I’m a total geek — looking up lobbying records at 15 minutes to midnight on New Year’s Eve. (The nine-year-old made it to about 11:15 this year, then conked out…) But I hope I’m the first to report that the Senate Office of Public Records has introduced a greatly enhanced search interface for lobbying records — one that allows users to search specific lobbying issues.

Now you can see who’s lobbying on tobacco, a specific bill, Iran, or whatever else you might want to check out.

It will be a very happy new year for us at Real Time. Now, to pop the cork on the champagne…