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Understanding H.R. 1 (Part 4): Conflict-of-Interest and Revolving-Door Issues

With a growing chorus of support across the progressive landscape, the For the People Act of 2021 has emerged as a key legislative priority for congressional Democrats in the 117th Congress.  Envisioned as a “transformational anti-corruption and clean elections reform package,” the bill would enact sweeping changes to federal election laws along with important changes … Continue Reading

Covington Publishes Comprehensive Advisory Comparing Biden and Trump Executive Orders on Ethics

The ethics rules that apply to Presidential appointees shifted Wednesday, in some ways significantly, as President Biden, just hours after being sworn in, signed an “Executive Order on Ethics Commitments by Executive Branch Personnel” and President Trump, just hours before his term expired, revoked his Executive Order on Ethics. While the Biden and Trump Executive … Continue Reading
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