The Legislative Ethics Commission, in a new report, says businesses, organizations and lobbyists spent $16.4 million last year to try to influence state lawmakers to their way of thinking on hundreds of bills.
That's a record amount for an odd-numbered year in which the legislative session lasts just 30 days, John Schaaf, the commission's legal counsel, said in a release about the report....
Join us on our
Share this page with your friends
on your favorite social network: