Lobbying for the Truth about Lobbying

There was a story posted this week on PoliticoPro, the subscription-based enhanced reporting sister site to Politico, that talked about the flurry of lobbying activity in Washington, D.C. as sides for and against the Department of Education’s proposed Gainful Employment Rule make their final, increased push to impact how the final rule will be shaped. Surprisingly, the article seemed to suggest that heightened lobbying activities by proprietary colleges are somehow unusual within the higher education space. A story by The Atlantic more than two-and-a-half years ago strongly indicates otherwise. In the January 2012…Read more …