Delaware Online: Coons proposes lifetime ban on lobbying by ex-Senators

Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate Chris Coons proposed a lifetime ban for members of the Senate who try return to Washington as lobbyist. Coons said senior staff should also be restricted to a five-year ban on lobbying Congress.

In a news release, Coons also called for a 10 percent pay reduction for all members of the Senate from $174,000 a year to $157,000 a year.

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