Private Lobbyists Get Public Pensions in 20 States
But several states have started to question whether these organizations should qualify for such benefits, since they are private entities in most respects.
As a lobbyist in New York's statehouse, Stephen Acquario is doing pretty well. He pulls down $204,000 a year, more than the governor makes, gets a Ford Explorer as his company car and is afforded another special perk:
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