Glen Poshard

Education
12:13 pm
Mon September 2, 2013

SIU President: Lobbyists in Capitol Needed Expense

The president of Southern Illinois University is defending more than $2 million spent on lobbyists in Springfield in the past dozen years.

President Glenn Poshard says lobbyists are necessary to keep track of the thousands of pieces of legislation that go before lawmakers in the Capitol each year. 

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