May 4, 2006: House, Senate to Work Out Lobbying Bill (AP)

  • House Rules Committee Chairman Rep. David Dreier , R-Calif., chief sponsor of the bill, said that while the measure could be stronger, it was “a vast improvement over the status quo.” He said that with the GOP-led Congress facing a full plate of issues such as high gas prices, “for the American people to have confidence in us is a prerequisite.”