At long, long last, the state is accepting lobbyist registrations and disclosures electronically. I gather that lobbyists must use this—they can’t keep filing on paper. Pssst, Virginia! Don’t make me FOIA these records, just let me download them! →
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There have been a bunch of developments regarding the Bonner & Associates astroturfing of Rep. Tom Perriello’s office that are worth calling up. Bonner & Associates still says that a temp is at fault, and they fired him. They also say that they discovered the fraud, not Perriello. Rep. Ed Markey (D-MA) is launching a …
Energy bill opponents forged letters to Rep. Perriello.
A lobbying firm has admitted to forging letters to Rep. Tom Perriello in the names of a two Charlottesville groups, all asking him to vote against the energy bill. Professional astroturfers Bonner & Associates variously claimed to be “Marisse K. Acevado, Asst Member Coordinator” of Creciendo Juntos and various nonexistent members of the Albemarle-Charlottesville branch …
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