October 21, 2011 •
Lobbying Spending Is Down
I saw a pattern on Eric Brown’s Political Activity Law Blog entry for today – articles talking about lobbying spending. Each one comes to us from The Hill and each one tells of dropping numbers. I thought they were significant, so here they are:
Staff article: “Lobbying Revenue – Third Quarter 2011”
“Influence industry officially in a funk” by Kevin Bogardus and Rachel Leven
“Chamber of Commerce and legal affiliate report spending $45.8M on lobbying” by Kevin Bogardus
Photo of the U. S. Capitol dome and flag by Florian Hirzinger on Wikipedia.
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