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The Growth of Corporate Lobbying; a New Proposal for the State's Rainy Day Fund

May 1, 2015

How do corporations lobby? And why?

This hour, lobbyists and lobbying experts weigh in on the growth of corporate lobbying in America. And later, State Comptroller Kevin Lembo stops by to tell us about his new plan for Connecticut's Rainy Day Fund.

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GUESTS:

  • Lee Drutman - Senior Fellow at New America; author of The Business of America is Lobbying: How Corporations Became Politicized and Politics Became More Corporate
  • Chris VanDeHoef - Director of Government Relations at TicketNetwork
  • Nicholas Allard - President and Dean of Brooklyn Law School; Senior Partner at Squire Patton Boggs
  • Kevin Lembo - Connecticut's State Comptroller

John Dankosky and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.