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Copy Paste Legislate

2019-04-04 20:40:04.927818+00 by Dan Lyke 0 comments

USA Today: COPY, PASTE, LEGISLATE You elected them to write new laws. They’re letting corporations do it instead.

Center for Public Integrity version

Graphic treatment (which feels kinda superfluous) Copy, paste, legislate — We looked for legislation that was written by special interests. We found it in all 50 states.

An investigation by USA TODAY, The Arizona Republic and the Center for Public Integrity has found that in the last eight years, more than 10,000 bills introduced in statehouses nationwide were almost entirely copied from bills written by special interests.

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