Monday, August 13, 2007

Cornyn Falls Short on Ethics (Bill)

A lobbying reform bill requiring that legislation including earmarks be made public 48 hours in advance of consideration on the internet in searachable format, the requestor, etc. (Specifics at The Open House Project). Cornyn joined 13 Senators voting against the legislation.

From The Houston Chronicle:

"John Cornyn had a chance to show leadership on a bipartisan issue today, but instead he sided with a tiny fringe that opposes ethics and lobbying reform," said Matthew Miller, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee spokesman.

Having passed the House and Senate now, the Bill awaits signing by the President...

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