Scholars reveal how businesses lobbying can intimidate agencies and influence rulemaking.
GAO recommends the U.S. Department of Defense amend regulations restricting lobbying by former personnel.
Interest groups that lobby OIRA impact public policy, yet OIRA’s role as a regulatory gatekeeper remains understudied.
Congress should adopt stronger restrictions on former federal officials’ ability to lobby their old employers.
Report shows that rideshare companies convinced the majority of states to enact laws in the businesses’ favor.
Basic principles of American government limit the political role of administrative agencies in legislative debates.
Rent-seeking and profit-seeking behavior provide valuable insights into the concept of regulatory capture.
Congressional ethics expert urges regulating lobbying, campaign finance, and gifts simultaneously.