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Data: Lobbyists spent nearly $18M in Wisconsin budget season

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Lobbyists spent nearly $18 million to influence the Republican-dominated Wisconsin Legislature and state agencies during the first budget season under Democratic Gov. Tony Evers, according to early figures. The nonpartisan state Ethics Commission’s preliminary records reveal overall spending from more than 700 possible lobbying groups has fallen by more than $1 […]