Ernie Smith

Money & Business by "> Jul 28, 2016

Senate Bill Aims to Reform Federal Checkoff Programs

Money & Business by Jul 28, 2016

A bipartisan bill recently introduced into the Senate would require that industry-funded checkoff programs disclose their budgets and refrain from lobbying. The legislation is a response to controversies involving some checkoff boards in recent years. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) may have won an enthusiastic response to his speech at the Democratic National Convention this week, […]

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