Is there any way that a normal citizen can find out the specifics of money spent on lobbying for or against specific topics, and what the net effects of the lobbying are?

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This site called http://www.opensecrets.org seems to have a lot of data regarding lobbying spending

Total Lobbying

Lobbying on Bureau of Labor Statistics

Lobbying on Bureau of Justice

Lobbying on Pharmaceuticals/Health Products

  • The links look interesting but How can I use them to understand what is going on behind the scenes with lobbing efforts Apr 15, 2013 at 13:10
  • @DrunkenSanta9035768 You might want to locate the sources that opensecrets.org relies on.
    – Ruminator
    Jan 14, 2017 at 11:55

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