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The Center for Public Integrity recently released a report showcasing how lobbying is growing in the states.

For every 1 state lawmaker, there are now 6 special interests trying to exert their influence over public policy. And that’s just the average. Some states face a much higher ratio: In California, for instance, there are 30 lobbying entities for every 1 lawmaker. The average voter doesn’t stand a chance.

 

 

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