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Politics for People: Demanding Transparent and Ethical Lobbying in the EU

BY Jessica McKenzie | Tuesday, April 15 2014

Today the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) launched a campaign called Politics for People that asks candidates for the European Parliament to pledge to stand up to secretive industry lobbyists and to advocate for transparency. The Politics for People website connects voters with information about their MEP candidates and encourages them to reach out on Facebook, Twitter or by email to ask them to sign the pledge.

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When You Look at It That Way: Aggregating Lobbyist Disclosure Reveals There's Not a Whole Lot of It Happening

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, May 15 2009

ProPublica is going the last mile on stimulus lobbying disclosure. President Obama decreed that lobbyist contacts around recovery spending be documented in writing and posted to each individual agency's recovery site, ... Read More