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Lawrence County, Illinois

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Lawrence County is one of 102 counties in Illinois.

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  • County board members are listed, but individual contact information is not available.[1]
  • Information on budget, board meetings, administrative officials, local taxes and building permits and zoning is not available.
  • Audits are not available.
  • County contracts are not online.
  • The website does not disclose whether the county belongs to any government sector lobbying associations.
  • Information on how to make a public records request is not provided on the site.


Lobbying

Main article: Illinois government sector lobbying

Lawrence County belongs to 13 government sector lobbying associations:[2]

Year Association Amount
2010 Illinois Association of County Board Members $675.00
2009 Illinois Association of County Board Members $675.00
2008 Illinois Association of County Board Members $675.00
2007 Illinois Association of County Board Members $675.00
2006 Illinois Association of County Board Members $675.00
2005 Illinois Association of County Board Members $675.00
2010 Illinois Association of County Clerks & Recorders $220.00
2009 Illinois Association of County Clerks & Recorders $275.00
2008 Illinois Association of County Clerks & Recorders $220.00
2007 Illinois Association of County Clerks & Recorders $275.00
2006 Illinois Association of County Clerks & Recorders $220.00
2005 Illinois Association of County Clerks & Recorders $220.00
2010 Illinois Association of County Treasurers $210.00
2009 Illinois Association of County Treasurers $210.00
2008 Illinois Association of County Treasurers $210.00
2007 Illinois Association of County Treasurers $210.00
2006 Illinois Association of County Treasurers $210.00
2005 Illinois Association of County Treasurers $210.00
2010 Illinois Association of Court Clerks $265.00
2009 Illinois Association of Court Clerks $265.00
2008 Illinois Association of Court Clerks $265.00
2007 Illinois Association of Court Clerks $265.00
2006 Illinois Association of Court Clerks $265.00
2005 Illinois Association of Court Clerks $265.00
2009 Illinois Sheriff\'s Association $375.00
2008 Illinois Sheriff\'s Association $350.00
2007 Illinois Sheriff\'s Association $350.00
2008 Chief Assessment Officer Association $350.00
2007 Chief Assessment Officer Association $325.00
2006 Chief Assessment Officer Association $300.00
2005 Chief Assessment Officer Association $275.00
2009 Illinois Coroner & Medical Examiners Association $300.00
2008 Illinois Coroner & Medical Examiners Association $300.00
2005 Illinois Coroner & Medical Examiners Association $250.00
2009 Illinois County Engineers Association $629.22
2008 Illinois County Engineers Association $622.84
2007 Illinois County Engineers Association $622.17
2006 Illinois County Engineers Association $622.17
2005 Illinois County Engineers Association $417.14
2009 Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators $600.00
2008 Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators $600.00
2007 Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators $500.00
2006 Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators $325.00
2005 Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators $300.00
2009 Illinois Public Health Association $202.50
2008 Illinois Public Health Association $83.14
2007 Illinois Public Health Association $500.00
2006 Illinois Public Health Association $500.00
2005 Illinois Public Health Association $500.00
2009 Illinois Homecare Council $4,145.00
2008 Illinois Homecare Council $3,145.00
2007 Illinois Homecare Council $4,145.00
2006 Illinois Homecare Council $3,040.00
2005 Illinois Homecare Council $2,955.00
2009 Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois $2,827.00
2008 Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois $2,068.00
2007 Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois $2,068.00
2006 Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois $2,680.00
2005 Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois $1,198.00
2009 Illinois Emergency Services Management Association $130.00
2008 Illinois Emergency Services Management Association $45.00
2006 Illinois Emergency Services Management Association $74.00
2005 Illinois Emergency Services Management Association $74.00

Lawrence County has spent $47,123.18 on dues for government sector lobbying associations since 2005. The county spent a total of $10,633.72 on lobbying in 2009.[2]

Besides its relationships with government sector lobbying associations, the county does not employ lobbyists directly.


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