Monday, August 3, 2015

Lobbyist controversey

As reported in the June 24th post, the mineral musuem mess now involves a conflict with the interests of lobbyists.

Lobbyists working for and paid by government agencies is obviously a controversial issue in itself.  The June 24 post described how it not only wastes money, but can derail the democratic process.

Historically, the use of lobbyists by the AHS was even controversial within the AHS. A March 2000 issue of the Tucson Weekly article described the conflict as follows:

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