Lobbyists get ‘too much time’ in Senate committees, says ISG deputy ahead of back-to-Parliament meeting
The biggest group in the Senate will meet to talk lobbying, Senate rule changes, and key bills early next month.
Liberal Senator Mobina Jaffer, left, Ind. Sen. Renée Dupuis, Ind. Sen. André Pratte, and Ind. Sen. Murray Sinclair. Senate committees often hear from lobby groups representing the private sector during studies of bills or other issues. Senators are also being contacted directly by lobbyists far more than at any time in the last decade. The Hill Times file photograph