Keep Former Congress members off K Street.
  • Petitioned United States Congress

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United States Congress

Keep Former Congress members off K Street.

    1. Michael Dwyer
    2. Petition by

      Michael Dwyer

      Reno, NV

There needs to be a law placed with a Do Not Compete requirement where ALL Congressional persons and their senior staff are banned from working for or dealing with lobbyists or companies they have dealt with during their time in office for a period of 6 years after leaving public service.

We have become a government, Of the money, by the Money and for the Money, rather than a government of The People by the People and for the People.

This act would at the least slow or at best stop rampant influence peddling in Washington D.C. This act would saving the country untold amounts of money for Congressional pet earmarks. Companies could no longer be able to buy a Congressman with future job offers.

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 10 signatures
    2. The American Flag flown upside down is an international sign of distress.

      Michael Dwyer
      Petition Organizer

      We are at the tipping point of what former President Eisenhower called the Military Industrial Complex. Once past that point there will be no return Corporations will own the country and usher in Big Brother as depicted in 1984 by George Orwell.


    Reasons for signing

    • Chris Wynkoop IRVINE, CA
      • over 2 years ago

      To keep congress honest and on target

    • Catherine Van Dyck WHITE CITY, OR
      • over 2 years ago

      Stop K Street firms from hiring former congress people and their senior administrations for a moratorium period of 6 years.

    • Shamrock Shamrock NEWINGTON, CT
      • over 2 years ago

      Because it's the right thing to do.


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