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Rhode Island 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.

Municipal lobbying

It is unclear how many municipalities belong to the Rhode Island League of Cities, but these municipalities pay membership dues to the organization, which lobbies on behalf of its members.[1]

Taxpayer-funded lobbying associations

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

Emergency services

School

Other

References

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