Three More Agencies Begin Posting Recovery Act Lobbying Contacts


Three more agencies have begun posting, or provided a place to post, communications between lobbyists and agency officials in regards to funds distributed from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Last week, there were eight agencies posting lobbyist communications, as required under the March 20 memorandum issued by President Obama to all agencies involved with the distribution of Recovery Act funds.

The new agencies posting are the Department of Commerce, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the United States Department of Agriculture. The United States Department of Agriculture has yet to post any communications, but has created a page on which to post them.

Here is an updated chart:

Agencies Posting American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Communications With Registered Lobbyists
Agency Site
Army Corps of Engineers Visit site
Corporation for National and Community Service Visit site
Department of Commerce Visit site
Department of Defense none
Department of Education none
Department of Energy Visit site
Department of Health and Human Services none
Department of Homeland Security none
Department of Housing and Urban Development none
Department of Interior Visit site
Department of Justice none
Department of State none
Department of Transportation Visit site
Department of Treasury none
Department of Veterans Affairs none
Environmental Protection Agency Visit site
Federal Communication Commission Visit site
General Services Administration none
National Aeronautics and Space Administration Visit site
National Endowment for the Arts none
National Science Foundation none
Office of Personnel Management none
Railroad Retirement Board none
Small Business Administration Visit site
Smithsonian Institution none
Social Security Administration none
US Department of Agriculture Visit site
USAID none