Pioneer Editorial: We're paying to lobby reps that we elect
State lawmakers often complain that the halls of the State Capitol are filled with lobbyists. While it's understandable that those with special interests in the outcome of legislation -- such as utilities, pharmaceutical companies or sports teams seeking stadiums -- would hire lobbyists to work legislators, it just seems wrong that the taxpayers have to do the same to be represented in St.
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