Arkansas Cities, Colleges Invest in Washington Lobbying Firms

by Mark Friedman  on Monday, Aug. 28, 2006 12:00 am   6 min read

Odies Wilson III, intergovermental relations manager for the city of Little Rock, says the city's hired lobbyist is angling for federal funding to extend the River Rail trolley line to the Little Rock National Airport.

The potential for a large return on the investment from lobbyists has turned other cities and universities to them for help in securing appropriations in congressional bills.

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