Column by Dick Yarbrough: We the unwa...

Column by Dick Yarbrough: We the unwashed don't find lobby reform - silly'

There are 4 comments on the Catoosa County News story from Jul 10, 2012, titled Column by Dick Yarbrough: We the unwashed don't find lobby reform - silly'. In it, Catoosa County News reports that:

Everyone seems comfortable with the relationship between lawmakers and lizard-loafered lobbyists except We the Unwashed.

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hilltop woman

Waunakee, WI

#1 Jul 12, 2012
I think most people believe that our elected officials should be answerable to us and not the gift giving, special interest lobbyests who are paid well to coerce them.
Skeenah Man

United States

#2 Jul 13, 2012
I think lobbying is nothing more than bribery and should be punishable with jail time and heavy fines just like any other form of theft
Blue Ridge City Voter

Blue Ridge, GA

#3 Jul 13, 2012
I think that the $100.00 cap is in order, and is a reasonable amount of money. The fact that we are 50th in this country regarding ethics alone, is enough to garner serious attention. Our paternal leaders naking unilateral statements that this is not needed is the very issue, not mrerely a concern. When election time rolls around(now for early voting); one should make their decisions based on the facts, numbers do not lie.

Locust Grove, GA

#4 Aug 7, 2012
That $100.00 cap can be $100.00 per day, per lobbyist per legislator It can add up fast IF they even pass it. Lobbyists gave our legislators $866,747.00 in the 2012 session. David Ralston received one of the largest amounts given legislators.

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