Pay-to-Play

Pay-to-Play

“Pay-to-play” practices can mean different things in different contexts. In the context of governmental ethics, pay-to-play usually signifies the practice of a business entity making campaign contributions to a public official with the hope of gaining a lucrative government contract.

Public Citizen works for play-to-play regulation on the federal and state levels by performing research, lobbying, and providing support to local organizations.