Revolving door swings freely in America's statehouses

By Nicholas Kusnetz

Anything goes in some states; lawmakers skirt rules in others

Excerpts from this story referencing "Nebraska":

"… post-government employment are Arkansas, Delaware, Idaho, Maine, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Texas, Vermont and …"

"… s blame term limits for worsening the revolving door  in Missouri and Nebraska as well.ReformsLegislators are often reluctant to limit their own options …"

Lure of lobbying still strong for House staffers

By Corbin Hiar

In spite of new ethics rules, 378 House staffers have registered as lobbyists since 2009

Top health information technology firms prefer 'revolving door' lobbyists

By Josh Israel

Top health information technology firms want lobbyists with Capitol Hill or executive branch experience

On financial reform bill, 52 percent of lobbyists worked in government

By Caitlin Ginley and M.B. Pell

More than half of the lobbying force seeking to influence landmark financial reform legislation is made up of former members of Congress, Ca

Excerpts from this story referencing "American Bar Association":

"… ” said Tom Susman, director of the office of governmental affairs at the American Bar Association and a former staffer for 12 years on the Senate Judiciary Committee.Susman …"

The top 10 companies lobbying on climate change

By Marianne Lavelle

Some lobbyists have even more reason than others to be hanging out in Room 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building this week during the ma

Disclosure filings by lobbyists still incomplete

By Matthew Lewis

After a rash of congressional ethics scandals, Congress toughened up lobbying disclosure rules by passing the Honest Leadership and Open Gov

Statehouse revolvers

By Kevin Bogardus

Study finds more than 1,300 ex-legislators among 2005 state lobbying ranks

Excerpts from this story referencing "Database":

"… s how the public can best be served."Director of State Projects Leah Rush, Database Editor Helena Bengtsson, researchers Neil Gordon, Joaquin Sapien, Susan Sc …"

No longer on staff

By Elspeth Reeve

Former government aides join state lobbying ranks

Excerpts from this story referencing "state legislature":

"… of the six lobbyists with online profiles, five worked as staffers in the state legislature or the governor's office. The sixth member is a former legislator.Through …"

States outpace Congress in upgrading lobbying laws

By Leah Rush and David Jimenez

24 states have made disclosure strides since 2003

Lobbying FAQ

By Elizabeth Brown

What is permissible? Out of bounds? Punishable?

More than 2,000 spin through revolving door

By Elizabeth Brown

Nearly 250 former members of Congress and agency heads register to lobby

The Pentagon's stealth rainmaker

By Alex Knott

How revolving doors and large donations allow a defense lobbying firm to dominate

States outpace Congress in upgrading lobbying laws

By Leah Rush and David Jiminez

24 states have made disclosure strides since 2003