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Oneida Nation among top lobbyists in New York

The Oneida Nation spent $2.1 million on lobbying in New York in 2005, the state's Temporary State Commission on Lobbying said in a report on Thursday.

The tribe ranked fourth in the top 10 list of lobbying clients. According to the commission's records, the tribe spent money to lobby state politicians on gaming, business and other issues. The tribe also spent money on advertising.

Overall, the state's lobbying industry has grown to $149 million, the commission said.

Get the Story:
Oneida Nation among state's top spenders on lobbying (The Utica Observer-Dispatch 3/16)
Spending by lobbyists sets record (The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle 3/17)
Panel tightens belt on lobbying (The Albany Times-Union 3/17)

Relevant Links:
Oneida Nation, New York -
New York Temporary State Commission on Lobbying -

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