Monthly Archives: October 2017

Report: NY Lobbying Transparency Undermined by Antiquated Tech and Irregular Reporting

Antiquated​ ​Database​ ​and​ ​Irregular​ ​Reporting Undermine​ ​NYS​ ​Lobbying​ ​Transparency As​ ​JCOPE​ ​Considers​ ​Rules​ ​on​ ​Disclosure,​ ​Technology​ ​Upgrade​ ​is​ ​Needed Reinvent​ ​Albany​ ​released​ ​a​ ​​report​​ ​today​ ​concluding​ ​lobbying​ ​activity​ ​is​ ​not​ ​nearly​ ​as transparent​ ​as​ ​it​ ​should​ ​be.​ ​​​JCOPE’s​ ​Online​ ​Filing​ ​System​ ​is​ ​antiquated​ ​and​ ​outdated. Organizations​ ​that​ ​hire​ ​lobbyists​ ​(clients)​ ​often​ ​report​ ​similar​ ​lobbying​ ​activity […]