Excerpts from this story referencing "Senate":
"… g it out has “gone underground,” said lobbyist Kevin DeMenna, a former Senate chief of staff for GOP leadership who has personally observed every legisl …"
"… e final budget,” he said.Initially, there was confusion over whether the Senate Appropriations Committee would allow any public testimony on the budget. C …"
"… r than it’s ever been,” said Mike Gardner, a former GOP legislator and Senate chief of staff, who now lobbies for Triadvocates, a Phoenix-based public-a …"
"… t formal meetings and testimony, said Sen. Ron Gould, vice chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, the public never gets to hear the arguments for …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "California":
"… al years, non-defense, discretionary spending has blown out of control” …"
"… ttee and all the federal budget power that comes with it. Lewis represents California’s 41st District, which stretches from the Nevada border across the Mojav …"
"… m the Justice Department in 2006 after Randy “Duke” Cunningham, also a California Republican, went to jail for accepting $2.4 million in bribes. The investi …"
"… tigating the relationship between Lewis and lobbyist Bill Lowery, a former California congressman who served on the Appropriations Committee with Lewis. Some of …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Arizona":
"… he predominance of the military-industrial complex,” said John McCain of Arizona, the top Republican on a Senate Government Affairs Subcommittee. “These …"