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Former Hill staffer convicted on corruption charges arising out of World Series trip

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2011

On February 10, 2011, a federal jury in the District of Columbia convicted former Hill staffer Fraser C. Verrusio on corruption charges stemming from his acceptance of an all-expenses-paid trip to Game One of the 2003 World Series

Clerk and secretary tweak LDA reporting guidance

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2010

On June 15, 2010, the clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives and the secretary of the Senate announced several slight revisions to their Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) Guidance

GAO issues report on "political intelligence"

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2013

On April 4, 2013, the Government Accountability Office issued its long-anticipated report on "political intelligence," its role in the financial

House and Senate undertake inquiries into “political intelligence” activities

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2013

There is no currently pending legislation regarding political intelligence regulation or disclosure. Although they have not yet proposed new

Political contributions by text message? Not yet

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2011

On November 19, 2010, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) issued an advisory opinion requested by Wiley Rein partners Jan Baran and Caleb Burns on behalf of CTIA - The Wireless Association

Supreme Court applies Citizens United decision to state laws in American Tradition Partnership v. Bullock

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2012

On July 25, the Supreme Court summarily reversed (by a 5-4 vote) the Montana Supreme Court’s decision in American Tradition Partnership v. Bullock, a decision that had upheld the state’s restrictions on corporate spending in connection with candidate elections

2010 state lobbying and gifts survey

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2010

The Election Law & Government Ethics Practice is currently updating its annual Survey of State Lobbying and Gift Laws for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia

OGE proposal to tighten executive branch gift regulations

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 29 2011

On September 13, 2011, the Executive Branch Office of Government Ethics (OGE) proposed tightened regulations on gifts to career Executive Branch employees from federally-registered lobbyists and entities that employ in-house lobbyists

FEC issues advisory opinion on mobile fundraising webpages

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 15 2011

On July 21, 2011, the Federal Election Commission (FEC or the Commission) adopted Advisory Opinion 2011-13, which addresses the use of fundraising disclaimers on standard and mobile webpages

Senate Ethics Committee issues tough guidance on post-employment contacts

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2012

On May 24, 2012, the Senate Ethics Committee issued a general advisory memo to the Senate community on the post-government employment contact ban arising under both federal criminal law and Senate rules