Paul J. Magliocchetti, the former House Appropriations staffer who went on to be a top lobbyist for earmarks, got out of prison today. Magliocchetti pled guilty to charges that he made illegal campaign donations. He was served a 27-month sentence for admitting to funneling more than $380,000 to House and Senate campaigns through straw donors.
PMA Group, Magliocchetti's firm, boasted a stable of lobbyists who had gone through the revolving door, some 33 in all, including 7 who worked for the congressional appropriations committees or their members. Of those, 28 are still registered to lobby the federal government ...Continue reading
Lobbyist to plead guilty, may provide information on lawmakers, despite ethics committee exoneration
In case you needed a dose of the absurd for your Monday take a look at the case of ex-lobbyist... View ArticleContinue reading
Head of PMA Group Indicted
Paul Magliocchetti, the former head of the now-defunct lobby shop, PMA Group, was indicted on charges that he “made hundreds... 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