Carol A. Laham



  • Tuesday, July 1, 2008
    Lobbyists typically can take a breather when Congress takes its July 4 recess. Not this year. In fact, this summer is a time of high stress in the lobbying community, and for any corporation that employs or retains lobbyists, because compliance with new requirements under the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act (HLOGA) has shot to number one on the...
  • Thursday, November 1, 2007
    With President Bush's signature, the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007 (formerly S. 1) was enacted on September 14, 2007. Many provisions in this new law affect corporations, trade associations, and other organizations that employ or retain lobbyists through changes in federal gift laws, lobbyist reporting requirements, and post-employment...