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San Jose Council Must Disclose Lobbyists’ Texts

December 10, 2012 | 10:26 am

San Jose Council Must Disclose Lobbyists’ Texts

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Secret electronic communications between San Jose’s elected officials and lobbyists during public meetings is now permanently banned. In a nod to the ubiquity of handheld devices at public meetings, City Council members have imposed strict rules on themselves requiring that they disclose communications from lobbyists who email or text them during council meetings. The policy, […]

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