Lobbyists Must Now Register With Baltimore City To Help Track Dealings With Public Officials

Lobbyists who do business in city officials will now be required to register with Baltimore. The Transparency In Lobbying Act legislation, introduced by Councilman Zeke Cohen, will track any relationships between lobbyists and city officials. The act will require lobbyists to identify their clients, file disclosures twice a year rather than annually and allows for a three-year ban for any lobbyists that violate the law. (Balt. Sun)

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