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2007 Wis Eth Bd 11 - LOBBYING LAW

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The Ethics Board advises that an individual employed by an organization that
lobbies in Wisconsin may, consistent with Wisconsin’s lobbying law:

  (1) remain employed as a lobbyist by the organization while the individual
        is a candidate for election to the Legislature;

  (2) engage in campaign activities for others that are consistent with the
        lobbying law while the individual is a lobbyist for the organization and a
        candidate for elective state office.

The Ethics Board also advises that upon assuming office in January 2009, the
individual may no longer accept compensation or anything else of pecuniary
value from the organization except to the extent that the individual may be contractually
entitled to continue to receive benefits from an employment contract
that predates your candidacy