Delaware government sector lobbying

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Taxpayer-funded lobbying is government to government lobbying. Counties, cities, school districts, public facilities, and associations of public employees frequently use public funds to influence legislation and appropriations at the state and federal levels.

This practice is controversial because public funds are spent to lobby for an agenda not subject to direct approval by voters, and outcomes may be contrary to taxpayers' benefit.

Lobbying by local governments

All 57 Delaware municipalities and the state’s three counties belong to the Delaware League of Local Governments, a government sector lobbying association (see below).[1]

City lobbying

Wilmington has a chief lobbyist.[2]

Taxpayer-funded lobbying associations

The following is a list of Delaware government sector lobbying associations by type:

City and municipal