WASHINGTON — A federal judge upheld the Obama administration’s ban on federally registered lobbyists serving on trade advisory boards and commissions in a ruling issued on Wednesday.
U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson dismissed the lawsuit brought by six lobbyists, including executives from the American Apparel & Footwear Association, National Council of Textile Organizations and National Retail Federation, challenging the Obama administration’s ban.
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