FOLLOW THE MONEY….You just know that any letter that starts out by describing DC trade associations as playing “an invaluable role in building policy consensus, informing the legislative process, and advancing the democratic ideals of citizen participation and responsive government” has got to be good. And it is! Turns out it’s the lobbying industry’s latest attempt to evade new legislation that forces them to disclose just who their big moneymen are. They really, really don’t want you to know. More here.

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