Philadelphia’s New Lobbying Law Silences Grassroots Advocacy (via David A. Ross and Associates)

Philadelphia’s New Lobbying Law Silences Grassroots Advocacy (via David A. Ross and Associates). On June 15, 2011, the City of Philadelphia’s Board of Ethics held a public meeting to hear comments and concerns about the city’s new lobbying disclosure ordinance (Regulation No. 9). Who spoke on behalf of Philadelphia’s 5,000 grassroots nonprofit organizations?  The PA Bar Association and the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce have opposed the regulations as complex, costly and burdensome. How many charities have to run afoul of this law before the city listens?

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Philadelphia’s New Lobbying Law Silences Grassroots Advocacy (via David A. Ross and Associates)

Philadelphia has over 5,000 grassroots nonprofit organizations. How many will run afoul of this new complicated and burdensome lobbying law, and how much will it cost to comply with it? Is there a solution? ABSOLUTELY.  READ MY BLOG!

Philadelphia’s New Lobbying Law Silences Grassroots Advocacy __________________________________________________________________________________________ UPDATE: On June 15, 2011, the City of Philadelphia’s Board of Ethics held a public meeting to hear comments and concerns about the city’s new lobbying disclosure ordinance (Regulation No. 9). The lobbying law itself passed in … Read More

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