Lobbyists

May 1, 2013

It's been a rough few years for lobbyists. They typically like to stay in the background…but lately they've been pushed to center stage. Scandals at the federal level have prompted a push for more restrictions. And in November, Colorado voters passed Amendment 41-which includes a total ban on gifts from lobbyists to public officials - no lunches, dinners, trips, tickets to basketball games.KCFR's Andrea Dukakis spent the day with one veteran Colorado lobbyist - Jim Cole - to find out how things were different this session.

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