In North Carolina, state law (see G.S. 138A-32) presently makes it illegal for lobbyists to give anything of value to state legislators. Lobbyists can’t buy legislators a pricey dinner, a round of golf, or yes, even a cup of coffee.
Well, that may be about to change.
To see what was struck from the current ethics reform statutes regarding gifts, click here.
Rep. Brawley chairs the House Finance Committee and serves as vice-chair of the Insurance Committee.