Thursday, February 17, 2011

"Lobbyists supply special-interest feast for Georgia legislators"

"A partnership of oilmen, car dealers and liquor merchants spent nearly $2,000 so far this year stocking a private bar for state lawmakers in a downtown condominium.

But that is just the beginning. In just the past two weeks, lobbyists have spent more than $80,000 -- $340 per member of the General Assembly -- literally wining and dining lawmakers, their spouses and staff members."

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has more here

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