Lobbying

As exemption requests grow, critics call for lobbying-ban changes

Some support a sliding-scale system in which the length of the ban would correspond with the official's position and connections.

Lobbying Commissioner Karen Shepherd said her office had seen an 'uptick' in exemption requests to the five-year lobbying ban for public office holders following the election campaign. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By MARCO VIGLIOTTI

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:00 AM

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