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Local gov’t lobbying is not always a waste

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Whether through its power provider, dues to three city associations, or in direct payments to a lobbying firm, Detroit Lakes is among the leaders when it comes to local government spending on lobbying the Legislature.

According to a just-released State Auditor’s Office report on government lobbying last year:

Detroit Lakes spent $13,383 on a contract with Flaherty & Hood, P.A., which earned $894,740 lobbying the Legislature last year.

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