Lobbying

The ethics behind lobbying are murky. Self-serving groups that wield the most money and influence essentially pay politicians to swing legislation in their favor. Yet lobbying is a necessary evil and is an important lever for a productive government. Learn how the lobby industry works and how you can influence your public officials.


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