Lobbyists, Lawmakers, and the Revolving Door

A “revolving door” is the practice of public officials or employees leaving their positions to lobby.  However, each state has rules and laws that stipulate when public officials or employees can begin lobbying.  The period that someone must wait is a “cooling off” or “waiting” period.  Each state has its own rules, and some lawmakers … Continue reading Lobbyists, Lawmakers, and the Revolving Door