Wednesday, January 11, 2006

An End To The Lavish Trips?

House Speaker Dennis Hastert R-IL is seeking an overhaul of lobbying ethics rules after the Abramoff scandal. Rep. David Dreier, R-CA, who is leading the effort, said one of the proposed changes is a total ban on privately funded congressional trips. Dreier also stated he wanted to deal with lawmakers who become lobbyists after leaving office.

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