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News and Events: Lobbyist Panel held April 20, 2011

Lobbyist Panel

Wednesday, April 20, the political science department sponsored an open lobbyist panel. Lobbyist based in West Michigan discussed the following questions:

  • what does a Lobbyist job looks like?
  • what does a lobbyists actually do?
  • what role does a lobbyists play in elections?
  • how does someone becomes a lobbyist?

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Political Science majors, Katie Baker (far right) and David Reidema (standing next to Katie) coordinated the event. Pictured with Katie are two of the four lobbyist (Mike Gallagher on the left and Bill Jackson next to him.

 

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Rob Hoogenboom, Kyle Shutz and other students listen to the lobbyist explanations.