February 4, 2011 •
News You Can Use from Rhode Island
Here is a heads-up for those following lobbying news in Rhode Island. News Editor Stephen Beale wrote on GoLocalProv that Providence, Rhode Island could be the first city in the state to require lobbyists to register with city hall.
The new rules have sparked a debate between supporters of government transparency and accountability and those who do not wish to inhibit non-lobbying groups from interacting with government.
For the full article, go to “Providence Could Become First RI City to Regulate Lobbyists” on GoLocalProv.com.
Photo of the Providence City Hall by ctman987 on Wikipedia.
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