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Entries by Paul Blumenthal from 03/2011

US Consulting Group Working for Libya Did Not Register as Foreign Agent

| Posted 03.01.2011 | World

Leaked Monitor Group memos outline a strategy that is based on the need to influence both government officials in relation to U.S. policy and public opinion in regards to the Government of Libya and its leaders.

Regulations Lead to Lobbying Surge by the For-Profit College Industry

| Posted 03.10.2011 | Business

The for-profit college industry put together a large lobbying force over the past year. Lobbying expenses ballooned from $1 million in the first quarter of 2010 to $3.25 million in the fourth quarter.

Congress' Ludicrously Lax Employment Negotiation Rules

| Posted 03.15.2011 | Politics

A lawmaker may elect to disclose their employment negotiations after they have already negotiated, left Congress, and received a paycheck! Why even have these rules to begin with?