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Brown County, Illinois

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Brown County is one of 102 counties in Illinois.

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Brown county does not have a county website, though there is a website that promotes tourism and living in Brown county. A listing of some county officials can be found at the National Association of Counties website.[1]

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Lobbying

Main article: Illinois government sector lobbying

Brown County does not hire a lobbyist. It does belong to 12 government sector lobbying associations. The county pays dues to:[2]

Association 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
Illinois Association of County Clerks $210.00 $210.00 $210.00 $210.00 $210.00 $210.00
County Clerk Zone 2 $40.00 $40.00 $40.00 $40.00 $40.00 $40.00
Illinois Association Circuit Court Clerks $205.00 $205.00 $205.00 $205.00 $205.00 $205.00
Illinois County Treasurer's Association $295.00 $295.00 $295.00 $295.00 $295.00 $295.00
Illinois Sheriffs Association $325.00 $325.00 $300.00 $300.00 $300.00 $250.00
West-Central Criminal Justice $475.00 $500.00 $450.00 $475.00 $525.00 $500.00
Illinois Coroners and Medical Examiners Association $250.00 $250.00 $525.00 $200.00 $200.00 $200.00
Illinois Association of County Engineers $622.16 $593.16 $587.67 $579.97 $579.97 $376.46
Illinois States Attorney's Association $250.00 $250.00 $250.00 $250.00 $250.00 $250.00
Illinois Association of County Board Members $500.00 $500.00 $500.00 $500.00 $500.00 $500.00
Illinois State Ambulance Association - $350.00 $350.00 - - -
United Counties Council $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $750.00 $750.00

The county has spent $23,889.39 on lobbying the California legislature since 2005.

Amount spent lobbying by year
Year Amount
2010 $3,922.16
2009 $4,268.16
2008 $4,462.67
2007 $3,804.97
2006 $3,854.97
2005 $3,576.46

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