08 February 2008
sb21 senator joe mcpherson is trying to do an end run around lobbyist to legislators gift (bribe) reporting
To convene at 6:00 pm on Sunday, February 10, 2008
Final adjournment no later than 6:00 pm on Saturday, March 1, 2008
...or any standing committee, select committee, statutory committee, committee created by resolution, subcommittee of any such committee, or recognized caucus thereof is invited to be the guest of a lobbyist. by including members of a committee and especially a "subcommittee of any such committee" senator mcpherson has essentially gutted lobbyist/legislator bribery reporting because a subcommittee could have just a few members -- see for example appropriations subcommittees named.
so what the legislators will do is form these subcommittees and when its several legislators turn to get their lobbyist bribery they will simply assign them to a subcommittee and the next day take them off the subcommittee and assign whoever is next in line to receive their lobbyist bribery. you have to give senator mcpherson credit for having the guts to introduce this fraud. now will louisiana's mainstream media pick up on it and embarrass the hell out of him for it?
senate bill no. 21 is currently assigned to the state senate and governmental affairs committee.
see also corporate crime reporter
louisiana most corrupt state in the nation
Posted by wst... at 22:09