Public Citizen report cited in the Associated Press

Associated Press

By Grant Schulte

A new report by the consumer-rights group Public Citizen says Nebraska is among seven states with no restrictions on former lawmakers, governors or other elected officials becoming lobbyists.

Nebraska stands in contrast to neighboring Iowa, which Public Citizen praised for having one of the nation’s toughest “revolving door” laws. North Dakota and Maryland also received recognition for making it more difficult for public officials to cash in on their government service as a lobbyist or consultant.

 

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