"I really think the reason Pennsylvania is so corrupt is these guys get a pay increase by becoming lobbyists. It's like no big deal. It's a rite of passage. You start as a reformer, you get co-opted by the money and perks, you get caught, and then come back as a lobbyist," Schwartz said. "I resigned from the Trial Lawyers Association when they hired Joe Loeper as a lobbyist."
"While we are disappointed that Arlington County will not receive any land in this area for county needs through a land exchange agreement, we are committed to working with the cemetery to support one of our nation's most cherished and hallowed sites," Arlington County Manager Mark Schwartz said.