December 22, 2015 •
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Plan Rollout of Lobbyist Reform Bills
Continuing a recent trend, Pennsylvania lawmakers plan to introduce a series of bills aimed at making lobbyist activity more transparent. The changes include broadening the defintion of a lobbyist, increasing the fine for violations of the lobbying law, and prohibiting a lobbyist from working on a political campaign.
State Sen. Scott Wagner will lead the charge by introducing two of the six bills, including one to require lobbyists to report any item of value given to a legislator. The senators believe there is wide support for the proposed changes.
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