5 law firms prospering with Chris Christie connections – Asbury Park Press

Asbury Park Press5 law firms prospering with Chris Christie connectionsAsbury Park PressTRENTON – For law firms on Gov. Chris Christie's good side, chances are 2014 was a very good year. New Jersey's bill for outside lawyers in 2014 — legal work for the government contracted out instead of staying in-house at the Attorney General's …and more »

Comcast Ghost-Writes Politician's Letters To Support Time Warner Mega-Merger (Slashdot)

WheezyJoe writes: As the FCC considers the merger between Comcast/Universal and Time-Warner Cable, which would create the largest cable company in the U.S. And is entering the final stages of federal review, politicians are pressuring the FCC with pro-merger letters actually written by Comcast. According to documents obtained through public records requests, politicians are passing letters nearly word-for-word written by Comcast as their own. "Not only do records show that a Comcast official sent the councilman the exact wording of the letter he would submit to the FCC, but also that finishing touches were put on the letter by a former FCC official named Rosemary Harold, who is now a partner at one of the nation's foremost telecom law firms in Washington, DC. Comcast has enlisted Harold to help persuade her former agency to approve the proposed merger." Ars Technica had already reported that politicians have closely mimicked Comcast talking points and re-used Comcast's own statements without attribution. The documents revealed today show just how deeply Comcast is involved with certain politicians, and how they were able to get them on board.
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