Lobbyists Get Local

Source: Julia Pflaum, Center for Responsive Politics, October 4, 2007

Professional Washington lobbyists are increasingly becoming middlemen between the federal government and cities and states–so much so that the amount of money spent by city and state governments to lobby Washington has doubled since 2000, according to the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics.
• Includes a chart: Top 15 City and State Entities to Spend Money on Federal Lobbying in 2007

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