Should government agencies be allowed to hire lobbyists? This is a question that has bothered me since 2016 when I first went to Lincoln to serve as a state senator. 

Lobbyists are supposed to represent the interests of select groups of people, not the interests of government entities. This is an important question to ask because last year $20.3 million was spent on paying lobbyists to influence state senators in the Unicameral. 

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