May 9, 2011

LET THE SUN SHINE IN:

Obama order could make corporate political spending public (Matea Gold and Tom Hamburger, May 8, 2011, LA Times)

A lobbying battle is raging largely behind the scenes over a seemingly obscure executive order that could — if signed by President Obama — make public the political spending that many corporations can now keep secret.

Under the proposed order, all companies bidding for federal contracts would be required to disclose money spent on political campaign efforts, including dollars forwarded through associations like the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other private groups.


Posted by at May 9, 2011 6:34 AM
  

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