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North Carolina 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 taxpayers benefit.

At least the following municipalities and counties have registered lobbyists with North Carolina for 2010:

Taxpayer-funded lobbying associations

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

City and municipal


Emergency services

Public officials



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