MEMO OF THE MONTH

MEMO OF THE MONTH AMERICAN LEAGUE OF LOBBYISTS 1133 Fifteenth Street, N.W Westungton, D.C. 20005 202429.9440 November 10, 1983 The Honorable Larry Smith Sergeant-at-Arms S....

...It is for this reason that we would, like to propose the creation of an appropriate identification system for lobbyists...
...Smith and Russ: On behalf of the AMerican League of Lobbyists, I am writing to commend you on your efforts to strengthen the security of the United States Capitol and to express the League's desire to cooperate with you on this effort...
...The Honorable Robert C. Byrd The Honorable Robert H. Michel The Honorable George M. White...
...Such an identification system could take the form of identification badges and perhaps a designated entrance to the Capitol...
...The Honorable Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr...
...We hope to hear from you soon concerning this matter...
...Sincerely, cA711/01-- . John A. Vance President cc: The Honorable Howard H. Baker, Jr...
...Because we feel that access to the Congress is a fundamental necessity for our work, yet do not want to compromise your efforts for tighter security, we ask that you give serious consideration to an appropriate identification system for lobbyists...
...We look forward to cooperating with you on this matter and would like to set up a meeting at which we could discuss the details of this proposal...
...We realize that inconvenience may often be a necessary part of any security system, but we feel that inconvenience may be minimized through our mutual cooperation...
...Lobbyists, who consider the Capitol a part of their workplace, appreciate the difficult task you face in attempting to both provide adequate security for those who work in the Capitol and at the same time keep the building open safely to the public...
...20005 202429.9440 November 10, 1983 The Honorable Larry Smith Sergeant-at-Arms S. 321 Washington, b. C. 20510 The Honorable Jack Russ Sergeant-at-Arms H. 124 Washington, D. C. 20515 Dear Messrs...
...An expedited identification system would allow lobbyists to continue to have the usual access to the Congress despite tightened security...
...The recent bombing at the Capitol made the necessity of a thorough security system clear to all who work in and around the Capitol...

Vol. 15 • January 1984 • No. 10


 
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