Lobbying disclosures leave public in the dark /Contracts provide inside look at Washington’s influence industry

Source: Marcelo Rochabrun, Dave Levinthal, Center for Public Integrity, August 25, 2014

….Apart from the case of Carmen and Xavier, details contained in a half-dozen other lobbying proposals and service contracts obtained by the Center for Public Integrity through state and federal court filings as well as freedom of information requests reveal exponentially more information about lobbying efforts than what’s contained in quarterly reports submitted to the U.S. Senate and U.S. House….