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Budget Woes Don't Deter Lobbyists in Springfield

By Sean Crawford, IL Public Radio

Springfield, Ill. –

Illinois state government may be having money woes this spring, but that has not stopped private interests from spending heavily on lobbying.

The most recent example involved a fight over the state's telephone lines, and how much dominant carrier SBC can charge its rivals for access.

Illinois Public Radio's Sean Crawford prepared this report.

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