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Written by Wisconsin Democracy Campaign   
Monday, 04 February 2019 16:03

mta-madisonMADISON - Here’s something we just posted on our website that might interest you. It’s about all $1.7 million that corporations gave to political parties and legislative campaign committees in the last election cycle:

Corporate Contributions Totaled Nearly $1.7M in 2018 to State Parties, Legislative Campaign Committees

And here’s an article from the Wisconsin State Journal today about the $70 million spent in lobbying during this period. It quotes our executive director, Matt Rothschild, saying, “We’re in an ever escalating cycle of grotesque spending by lobbyists in Wisconsin who are throwing around ungodly numbers of dollars to get their way in the Legislature.”

Lobbying groups spent $70 million over latest legislative session

 
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