Investigators with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office today raided the office of lobbyist Gary Husk, who has been implicated in the Fiesta Bowl scandal.Read More »
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A state House committee Tuesday narrowly endorsed scrapping a state law the prevents legislators from serving as paid lobbyists at the Capitol for a year after leaving office.
Its author, Rep. Jack W. Harper, R-Surprise, said the moratorium is intended to keep lawmakers from influencing legislation but fails to recognize that staff members are even better positioned to become lobbyists. He said it’s unfair to deny former lawmakers the same opportunities allowed for staff members.
It looks like the Goldwater Institute will have a greater presence at the Legislature next session.Read More »
Another blow struck the lobbying community July 31, when veteran lobbyist Ed Wren died because of complications from a heart surgery. He had the surgery about two weeks ago; his condition deteriorated, according to his family. He was 68. Wren ...Read More »