Good government groups to supercommittee: Show us your meetings
More than a dozen good government groups, including Public Citizen, are calling on the supercommittee to disclose committee-related contacts with lobbyists and report any campaign donations within 48 hours. The supercommittee is charged with slicing more than a trillion dollars from the budget.
Meanwhile, in supercommittee news … second supercommittee member stops raising money, sort of
Dave Camp (R-Mich.), said he won’t schedule any more fundraising events while he is serving on the supercommittee. However, he will attend fundraisers that are already scheduled. Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) also has announced that he will stop raising money while on the committee.
From Public Citizen
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