Tag: lobbying ban
Marco Rubio visited BRIDG/SkyWater Technology in NeoCity for a roundtable discussion on supply chains, semiconductors, and China. Image via Sen. Rubio's Office..

Jim RosicaOctober 19, 2017
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State Sen. and Constitution Revision Commissioner Darryl Rouson has filed a proposed constitutional amendment extending the state’s lobbying ban on former lawmakers and other elected officials from two to six years. The amendment language was posted late Wednesday on the commission’s website. The extended ban, however, would apply only “to those individuals who were members of […]

Michael MolineMarch 30, 2017
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The House gave final passage Thursday to a raft of government ethics reforms, including a proposed constitutional amendment to bar legislators and statewide elected officials from lobbying before any state government body or agency for six years. CS/HJR 7001, approved on 108-4 vote, would extend the existing two-year ban. “We’re not casting aspersions on any […]

Jim RosicaFebruary 21, 2017
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A measure to increase the ban from two years to six years on former lawmakers and statewide elected officers lobbying their colleagues after leaving office is now cleared to be considered by the full House of Representatives. The House Rules and Policy Committee OK’d the measure (HJR 7001) unanimously on Tuesday. As its second and final review […]


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