Final Essay Questions on Lobbying Revolving Door
What is a lobbying revolving door?
is a movement of personnel between roles as legislators and regulators and the industries affected by the legislation and regulation
What is Lobbying?
seek to influence (a politician or public official) on an issue
Where is Jo Ann Emerson from?
South East Missouri
What party does she work for?
Why is Jo Ann Emerson quitting Congress?
She got a different job
In the 70’s who did Emerson marry?
Bill Emerson, a lobbyist
When her husband became Congressman for Missouri, what did Mrs. Emerson do?
became a lobbyist for restaurant industry
in 1996 when Bill Emerson died, who took his seat?
Jo Ann Emerson
What drives this?
Special interest access and money
What do lobbyist not do?
they do not have the public interest at heart, they have special interest at heart
With revolving door what happens?
reduces peoples faith in government, because of corruption
She has been named CEO of what organization?
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association
What will she direct?
a group of lobbyists
how many members of congress felt in 2013 for lobbying jobs?
What must Missouri do?
hold a special election to fill the seat Emerson is leaving.
How much money will the special election cost?
cost the tax payers nearly 1 million dollars