Dig into the issue of lobbying in Pennsylvania State Government
What do you know about lobbying of Pennsylvania's representative government? One way to learn more about your government is to look at the people, organizations and businesses who are lobbying your elected officials. Become an expert by researching the facts.
Read - "Pa. lobbying costs average $1.4 million per senator", Pittsburgh Post Gazette, January 17, 2006.
"State Money Spent To Lobby State Officials", News 8 On Your Side government report, May 10, 2007.
"News 8 Follows Oil Money All The Way To Harrisburg", Simmoneau, Ben, WGAL TV 8. July 19, 2007.
What is lobbying?
How could a gift or campaign donation influence an elected official?
Who represents you?
Common Cause of Pennsylvania is advocating for reforms in lobbying. Read their proposal for Campaign Finance Reform.
Some people argue against campaign finance reform.
Write a letter to your Commonwealth Senator or Representative advocating for your position on campaign finance reform.
posted 7/2007 In the spirit of Thomas Paine - released to public domain by Cynthia J. O'Hora
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