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Lobby Laws in North Carolina

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Lobby Laws in North Carolina Recent news of resignations in North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis' office due to relationships between members of his staff and lobbyists has prompted ethics law questions among some in state politics. The situation has brought up questions about which lobby laws are fair, which don't make sense, and where more disclosure is needed on the part of the lobby organizations and lawmakers alike. We'll spend the hour dissecting North Carolina lobby law and talk about what new guidelines might be on the horizon. Guests Tanner Latham - WFAE reporter who has been covering lobby law Jane Pinsky - Director of the North Carolina Coalition for Lobbying and Government Reform Caitlin Ginley - Project Manager for Lobby Watch, a project of the Center For Public Integrity Add and read comments