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Money & Influence 05.2.2018

A new watchdog report says spending on lobbyists at the Nebraska Capitol has reached another record high.

The report released Wednesday by Common Cause Nebraska says more than $17.4 million was spent on lobbyists last year, up from roughly $16.8 million the prior year. The totals have increased consistently each year since at least 2013.

Money & Influence 05.2.2018

Lobbying efforts top $17.4 million in Nebraska last year, watchdog group says

Special interest groups spent a record $17.4 million on lobbyists and lobbying activity at the Nebraska Legislature in 2017, according to a new report from Common Cause Nebraska.

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