Over the weekend, one intrepid researcher added requests for FY 2010 earmarks running tally of House disclosures. Just seven more... View ArticleContinue reading
Question: Why isn't this data public:
Earmarks. If you don't think the Appropriations Committees have a database of earmarks, you're naive. Of course they do - it's valuable information. Now, about sharing it in anything but an image PDF format well, let's just say that Keith Ashdown and the folks at Continue reading
Lobbying firms and special interests have filed nearly 1,700 new registration forms so far in the first quarter of 2009, according to a review of lobbying disclosure forms available online at the Senate Office of Public Records. As the federal government pumps up spending and intervenes in the troubled financial markets, K Street firms appear to have had no shortage of new business.
Our first pass at a database of the registrations shows that some of the financial firms that have received funding under the Troubled Asset Relief Program including Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Goldman Sachs and Fifth ...Continue reading