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Some lobbyists in Wisconsin might be in violation of rulesSubmitted: 01/12/2018
Some lobbyists in Wisconsin might be in violation of rules
Story By Associated Press

MADISON - A fair number of lobbyists in Wisconsin might not be following the rules.

A Wisconsin Ethics Commission audit determined more than 14 percent lobbyists may not have proper authorization.

The commission planned to contact the 78 lobbyists identified for an explanation.

Names of the lobbyists were not released.

539 lobbyists were licensed for the first six months of 2017.

The report also revealed that 691 registered interest groups employ lobbyists.

74 of them appeared to have engaged in unauthorized lobbying.

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