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Report details lobbyist spending on 2008 farm bill

Food & Water Watch today released a detailed analysis of the lobby expenditures surrounding the 2008 farm bill.

More than 1,000 companies, trade associations and other groups spent an estimated $173.5 million lobbying on the 2008 farm bill, according to a Food & Water Watch analysis of data collected by the Center for Responsive Politics.