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Mass. Lobbyists Paid $52.6 Million So Far in 2012

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Secretary of State says lobbyists were paid $53 million so far this year, about $4 million more than in the first six months of 2011.

Secretary of State William Galvin’s office said Monday that between January and June, lobbyists in the state pulled in about $52.6 million. Galvin said that for the second year in a row, lobbyists are on pace to earn more than $100 million in salaries.

The total amount of money spent on lobbying in the state, including campaign contributions, salaries and other expenses, in the six months were just short of $64 million — up about $3 million from the first six months of 2011.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)


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