Politics & Government

January 6, 2014 12:00 AM

Lobbyist freebies on legislative agenda

A legislative ethics panel threw out a complaint last month that said some lawmakers were taking unlawfully large numbers of dinners paid by lobbyists. Five singled-out lawmakers had accepted between 40 and 75 freebies each through June last year with a cash value of more than $2,000 for one senator alone.

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