Here is Tuesday’s look at transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events. News Roundup:

  • Few entities monitor how PACs spend their money. (Politico)
  • Lobbying firms are courting vulnerable Democratic lawmakers for potential lobbying jobs. (The Hill)
  • Ties to lobbyists have created problems for candidates in the 2010 election. (Open Secrets)
  • Due to conflicts of interest from her previous job, Justice Kagan has already recused herself of 25 cases. (CNN)
  • The DCCC has filed a complaint with the FEC against a Republican-leaning nonprofit group. (Politico)
  • Concerns about impropriety with lawmakers pose difficulties for female lobbyists. (The Hill)

Relevant committee hearings scheduled for 10/5:

  • None

Relevant bills introduced:

  • None

Transparency events scheduled for 10/5:

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