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Posted: Monday, October 28, 2013 9:30 pm

Did lobbyists for big corporate interests kill bills in the Legislature this year pertaining to oil and gas production and genetically modified foods?

That can’t be proven, according to a study released Monday by Common Cause New Mexico. However, the study verifies that lawmakers who voted the way the industries wanted tended to get a lot more campaign contributions than the legislators who voted the other way.

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  • Pat Shackleford posted at 11:05 am on Tue, Oct 29, 2013.

    Pat Shackleford Posts: 1100

    The price of freedom, or free speech, costs more when its bought from a Democrat. Like we didn't already know that? Thanks anyway, muckraker.

     

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