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Number of Lobbyists at North Dakota’s 2017 Session Was Down From Previous Years, but Not by Much

Number of Lobbyists at North Dakota’s 2017 Session Was Down From Previous Years, but Not by Much

You would assume that, given the dearth of funds North Dakota lawmakers had to spend this legislative session, the number of lobbyists on hand in Bismarck to help them decide how to spend it would be down as well. And according to a report from Secretary of State Al Jaeger which landed in my inbox

Amid Budget Shortfalls North Dakota Sees a 40 Percent Decline in Number of Registered Lobbyists

North Dakota lawmakers begin the 2017 legislative session today with state revenues significantly reduced and little evidence that the state will be able to accurately predict revenues into the next biennium. Put simply, there just isn’t going to be a lot of money to spend. So maybe it’s not surprising then that, per data reported

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