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Mass. Casino Lobbying Efforts Dying Down

Gambling interests hoping to win gaming licenses in Massachusetts are starting to rein in their lobbying efforts on Beacon Hill and focus instead on persuading cities and towns to host their casinos.


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Opinion: Who Is ALEC?

In right wing politics, ALEC serves as the nexus between corporations and aspiring Republicans always eager to find access to additional campaign cash.


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AP: Mass. Health Care Lobbying Topped $51M Over Past 5 Years

Hospitals, insurers, doctors and unions are spending tens of millions of dollars trying to make sure their voices are heard on Beacon Hill.


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Casino Industry Spent Millions Lobbying In Mass.

In just the past five years, the tally for all that lobbying topped $11.4 million, according to a review of state lobbying records by The Associated Press.


Mass. Human Service Groups Step Up Lobbying Push

BOSTON (AP) – Human service advocates have dramatically ramped up their lobbying efforts on Beacon Hill in recent years as the state plunged into a recession and lawmakers scrambled for areas to slash spending. The […]