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  • What businesses spend and get for lobbying SC lawmakers

    Special interests have spent at least $10.4 million since 2009 to employ a stable of lobbyists, excluding the $4.6 million that Pascoe says Quinn was paid by groups with business before the state. Those lobbyists legally are paid to sway lawmakers’ votes on key legislation, regulatory appointments and budget decisions. This is what the spent, and what they get.

Special interests have spent at least $10.4 million since 2009 to employ a stable of lobbyists, excluding the $4.6 million that Pascoe says Quinn was paid by groups with business before the state. Those lobbyists legally are paid to sway lawmakers’ votes on key legislation, regulatory appointments and budget decisions. This is what the spent, and what they get. mwalsh@thestate.com
Special interests have spent at least $10.4 million since 2009 to employ a stable of lobbyists, excluding the $4.6 million that Pascoe says Quinn was paid by groups with business before the state. Those lobbyists legally are paid to sway lawmakers’ votes on key legislation, regulatory appointments and budget decisions. This is what the spent, and what they get. mwalsh@thestate.com

Firms named in SC corruption probe have hundreds of millions at stake

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