Lobbyists reports may not be on file

By: - June 14, 2005 5:12 am

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

By David Ingram


About 200 companies, associations and other groups that hire lobbyists for the General Assembly may have failed to file reports required by state law in recent years, according to a report released yesterday.

Researchers with Democracy North Carolina, a watchdog group based in Carrboro, examined records for the 2003-04 legislative sessions, when 717 groups had registered lobbyists. (more…)

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Chris Fitzsimon, Founder and Executive Director of N.C. Policy Watch, writes the Fitzsimon File, delivers a radio commentary broadcast on WRAL-FM and hosts "News and Views," a weekly radio news magazine that airs on multiple stations across North Carolina. [email protected] 919-861-2066