Lobbying Restrictions


Local Lobbying Regulations

Some local agencies impose disclosure requirements and other restrictions on those who are paid to influence local agency decision-makers.  Such regulations are another option local agencies have for increasing public trust and confidence in the decision-making process.


Local Regulation of Lobbyists
August and October 2012

This two-part article by Institute volunteer attorney Dan Purnell explains the regulatory tools some local agencies have used to create more transparency relating to efforts to persuade local decision-makers.


Alliance for Justice Study: Local Lobbying Laws

Although the state’s Political Reform Act does not regulate individuals or entities that lobby local governments, some local agencies do.