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July 16, 2013

YARBROUGH: Random thoughts on random subjects, including Monroe County and metaphors

After much posturing, the General Assembly passed a sleeves-out-of-their-vest piece of legislation on lobbying reform in the last session and wants us to believe they have answered our concerns. Not so. Lobbyists still have better and more frequent access to politicians in state government than We the Unwashed (the legislation didn’t quell the self-righteous “My vote is not for sale” bromides, uttered by politicians while scarfing hot dogs in a private box at a ballgame.)

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