How YOU Can Do Your Own Corruption Investigations

How YOU Can Do Your Own Corruption Investigations

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Show-Me Sunshine

… over the years not only for our own research, but also for the public’s benefit. … Lobbying refers to actions that individuals, groups, and special interests … Missourians will use this information to more effectively monitor their own local governments. … If the embed does render properly

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Online Sunshine: Welcome

Lobbyist Information · Registration & Forms · Create & Submit · Compensation Reports · Buy Publications, Subscriptions, Etc. Job Opportunities at the Florida …

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Taxpayer-funded lobbying (Sunshine Review) – Ballotpedia

Sep 25, 2013 … The lobbying can be explicit, such as membership in government sector …. [ Spending on lobbyists] is what happens when you try to get your money back … The government supports groups and initiatives that support its own initiatives and goals. … The Pacific Research Institute s

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Lobbying in the United States – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

One study found that the actual number of firms which do lobbying regularly is fewer than … Additionally, Boeing has its own political action committee, which donated more than … If you can’t get in your door, you can’t make your case. …… expansion of “government in the sunshine” i

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Hospital privatisation will hurt those in need, doctors warn …

Mar 5, 2013 … DOCTORS have warned privatisation of the new Sunshine Coast … and to contribute to clinical research in the manner such institutions should be obliged to deliver. …. Time to form our own lobby group called people power in the … Your peoples lobby group will be paid lip service

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Lobby group laments criticism over bank super profits | Sunshine

Oct 26, 2012 … THE lobby group representing Australia’s banks has urged people to think … Recent research showed Australia’s big four banks were slow to pass on … “We have to look at our own funding costs in terms of what it costs us to …. Just ask your self do we want banks like USA or

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Guide to the Lobbying Disclosure Act

Jan 1, 2008 … The LDA does not provide the Secretary or the Clerk with the authority to … An organization employing its own lobbyists is considered its own client for … research, and other background work that is intended, at the time of its …

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Colorado Common Cause – Common Cause

Tips on Doing Your Own Colorado Campaign Finance and Lobbying Research. Here in Colorado, we have strong disclosure laws for both campaign finance …

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FOI and transparency with Doug Crews | NFOIC

The Sunshine Law in Missouri and the federal law on the national level are so … And I do a lot of … one of my job is to lobby in Jefferson City, the state capital, and we … but you can’t get at them because you have to pay a large research fee to get … we own the stock and we want to know wh

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San Francisco Ethics Commission: Lobbyists – Research and Filings

Ethics Commission’s web site to view monthly lobbyist disclosure reports … The datasets can be embedded into your own web site, built into charts, or downloaded into a variety of formats … The San Francisco Sunshine Ordinance, S.F. Admin.

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What We Do – The Strategy Group Company Research Division

Public Records Requests (FOIAs, Sunshine / Open Records Requests). In an open society, the public is entitled to public information. Too many government …

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Physician Payment Sunshine Act—Important Information and …

Jul 25, 2013 … Please read this important update on the Sunshine Act. … entertainment, food, travel and lodging, education, research, charitable contribution, … by the manufacturers (note, you can only preview your own information prior to … lobby: Epic@UNC 120-day Go-Live Readiness Assessme

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Dollars for Doctors – ProPublica

Do You Have Concerns About Pharma Payments to Your Doctor? … final rules for the Physician Payments Sunshine Act, which would bring transparency to …. to hundreds of thousands of doctors, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of … Two medical groups recruited to lobby the Food and Drug

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OpenSecrets.org: Money in Politics — See Who’s Giving & Who’s …

OpenSecrets.org is the most comprehensive resource for federal campaign contributions, lobbying data and analysis available anywhere. We help you follow the money in … about these connections. Learn the Basics › · Academic Research › …

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Campaign Finance Reports and Data – Federal Election Commission

Search, view, and download campaign finance reports and data available from the … Research assistance, publications and other disclosure materials from the  …

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Campaign Contribution and Voting Record Research / Researching …

State & Local Campaign Research. National Institute … There are also HUGE downloadable campaign finance data files for the whole country. This site is good  …

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The Campaign Finance Institute

Future Research on Money in Politics … watch the full video of the event from the Campaign Finance Instistute/Bipartisan Policy Center roundtable event on Nov.

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Campaign Finance | Brookings Institution

Since the Supreme Court overturned much of the legislation regulating campaign contributions, Super PACS have proliferated, and concern over the influence …

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Follow The Money: National Institute on Money in State Politics

Justice at Risk is an empirical research project exploring the relationship between campaign contributions to candidates in state supreme court elections and the …

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Campaign finance – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cross-national comparisons prefer the more comprehensive “political finance”, researchers in continental Europe use “party finance”. All of them deal with “the …

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Cantor bill would ax public campaign funding, use money for research

Apr 2, 2013 … House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va. said Tuesday the GOP will introduce a bill to boost federal medical research — and pay for it by …

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Research News and Articles on Campaign Finance Reform …

The common term for the political effort to change the involvement of money in politics in the United States is called campaign finance reform. Visit EBSCO to find …

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Campaign Financing

Dec 15, 2003 … Congressional Research Service ❖ The Library of Congress. Campaign Financing. SUMMARY. Concerns over financing federal elections.

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How much do lobbyists cost? | Lobbying 101

There’s 2 sides to this question: How much does it cost to hire a lobbyist? … It’s important to know that these prices assumed a contract of at least 1 year. … It’s also important to that you should expect to pay a premium for a really good firm.

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Lobbying in the United States – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

[edit]. While the bulk of lobbying happens by business and professional interests who hire paid professionals, …

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Lobbying | OpenSecrets

Some special interests retain lobbying firms, many of them located along … view the interests that lobbied a particular government agency; or search for lobbying  …

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ANALYSIS: When a Congressman Becomes a Lobbyist, He Gets a …

Mar 14, 2012 … See our letter to retiring lawmakers here; David Halperin expla. … and his last reported lobbying salary in 2009, English’s pay went up 1504%.

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Is Facebook’s Immigration Lobbying Because It Can’t Find Workers …

Apr 18, 2013 … Proposed changes to the US immigration system would be a boon for America’s tech companies, but some worry that if Facebook, Google and …

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Hiring and Managing a Contract Lobbyist

The advantages of hiring a lobbyist or lobbying firm are many. … a lobbyist who engages the chapter in developing good relations with legislators may pay off well into the future … The process of finding a lobbyist can be a relatively easy one.

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Rep. Gutierrez pays Chicago lobbyist with tax dollars – USA Today

Jun 5, 2013 … A Chicago lobbyist works in the office of his congressman, paid by taxpayers. … To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the …

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Lobbyist Salary | Salary.com

… New Search Help. Lobbyist – U.S. National Averages, Base pay only … Studies proposed legislation to determine possible effect on clients. May require a …

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Lobbyists took $100K cut in pay to work for members of Congress …

Jun 28, 2011 … Some of the lobbyists are likely to see huge pay cuts from the job switch. Howard Cohen, formerly of HC Associates Inc., faces a steep drop in …

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Principal & Lobbyist Registration How Do I

I´ll be hiring one or more lobbyists. How do I know which form I need to fill out? The L-2 or the L-3? If you intend to pay an individual more than the threshold …

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Campaign Finance Reports and Data – Federal Election Commission

Search, view, and download campaign finance reports and data available from the Federal Election Commission on the campaign finance activities of Federal …

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Federal Election Commission Campaign Finance Disclosure Portal

The Federal Election Commission’s Campaign Finance Disclosure Portal provides a single point of entry to campaign finance data. You’ll find easy-to- navigate …

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Campaign Finance Disclosure Data Search

Disclosure Data Catalog – data.fec.gov: We’re building data files that will allow you to download campaign finance information in ways that we hope are most …

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Search Campaign Finance Data by Individual Contributor

Search for contributions made by individuals using contributor name, city, state, zip code, principal place of business, date, and amount.

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OpenSecrets.org: Money in Politics — See Who’s Giving & Who’s …

… comprehensive resource for federal campaign contributions, lobbying data and … of Millions in Dark Money Spending OpenSecrets.org has new data, reports, …

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SOS – Campaign Finance Disclosure – State of Michigan

Secretary of State – Campaign finance disclosure, including how to search campaign finance filings online. Find campaign finance filing dates and deadlines; …

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New York State Board of Elections Campaign Finance Reports Page

This database contains all financial disclosure reports filed with NYSBOE from July of 1999 to the present. Financial disclosure reports filed prior to the 1999 July …

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New York State Board of Elections Campaign Finance Page

Additional Campaign Financial Disclosure Information: Write to us at: New York State Board of Elections Campaign Finance Unit 40 North Pearl Street, Suite 5

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Campaign Finance Disclosure Forms

Campaign Finance Disclosure Forms. Statement of Organization for a Candidate · Important Information for General Assembly Candidates who File Reports on …

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Follow The Money: National Institute on Money in State Politics

To assess the current state of campaignfinance disclosure across the country, the Institute surveyed the 2010 disclosure practices in each of the 50 states.

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Campaign Finance – Maryland State Board of Elections

The Reporting Schedule lists the transaction periods and due dates for all of campaign finance reports due for Baltimore City and Presidential designated …

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Campaign Finance Info – Orange County Registrar of Voters

Campaign Finance Disclosures Using our electronic campaign finance disclosure filing system, you can search for campaign finance reports, as well as file your …

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Campaign Finance Disclosure – County of San Diego

Campaign finance disclosure reports for all filers who have “local” filing requirements. This includes filings for county offices, county propositions, special districts …

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Disclosure – The Campaign Finance Institute

The Campaign Finance Institute has stood from its opening with those who see disclosure as the “cornerstone” of campaign finance law. CFI’s early disclosure …

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Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board

Campaign finance, lobbying, ethics in government, applicable Minnesota laws and statutes. Lists of candidates. Requires JavaScript.

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Campaign finance in the United States – Wikipedia, the free …

[edit]. Current campaign finance law at the federal level requires candidate committees, party committees, and PACs to file …

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Campaign Finance Disclosure – Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk

Please select one of the following for more specific information: General Information Welcome to the first phase of LA County Online Campaign Reporting  …

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