Since 2003, Sen. Ulysses Currie (D) has intervened repeatedly on issues of importance to Shoppers Food and Pharmacy, documents and interviews show. Though he did not disclose it in ethics filings, Currie was a paid consultant for the company.
SOURCE: Washington Post reporting | GRAPHIC: By Renée Rigdon, The Washington Post - July 20, 2008
Currie Worked For Firm Since '03 Article | Federal agents say Sen. Ulysses Currie's undisclosed consulting relationship with a grocery store chain goes as far back as 2003, with 320 calls made from his phone lines to current and former executives of the company over more than four years.
Md. Senator's Actions Affected Grocery Chain Article | State Sen. Ulysses Currie's actions involving the grocery store chain that paid him as a consultant were, for the most part, decidedly mundane: He nudged the machinery of government on such issues as the installation of a traffic light and the approval of a parking lot entrance.