Ex-Lawmakers on K Street Bristle at Pension Bills


James Moran, who retired from Congress to join McDermott as a senior legislative adviser, criticized several congressional bills seeking to eliminate pensions for ex-members of Congress who become lobbyists as “self-righteous stuff that is disappointing because many members have gone on [from] a legislative career to advocate for things they really care about.” Mr. Moran plans to work on causes he advocated as a legislator, including the environment, clean energy policy and “fairer treatment for Native American tribes.” Read the full article.