Late last week, PMA lobbyist Paul Magliocchetti was sentenced to 27 months in prison and a $75,000 fine after pleading... View ArticleContinue reading
What’s Going on This Morning?
The above image is of the Connecticut legislature hard at work. I spot one game of free cell, one game... View ArticleContinue reading
PMA Group probe: What did the House vote for?
Roll Call's Tory Newmyer and Jennifer Yachnin are both good reporters, and their story is certainly easy to read, but I'm still sitting here scratching my head trying to figure out exactly what it is that the House just voted for in the matter of PMA Group, the lobbying firm at the heart of a series of federal investigations involving campaign contributions to members of Congress and earmarks to some of the firms clients:
The Democrats' resolution, offered by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (Md.) with the backing of leadership, would give the Committee on Standards of Official ...Continue reading
Decline in Campaign Fund Fortunes for PMA Linked Trio
Three lawmakers closely linked to the PMA Group lobbying and earmarks investigation have seen their collective campaign fundraising drop by... View ArticleContinue reading
The Appropriate Culture of Corruption
The New York Times reports today on what could be the next great lobbying scandal. After his house and offices... View ArticleContinue reading