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Published: 31 December 2021

208 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197615270

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When Cities Lobby

How Local Governments Compete for Power in State Politics

Julia Payson

  • Introduces expansive new data from dozens of sources, including original lobbying disclosure records from all 50 states
  • Offers a new theoretical perspective on local governments as interest groups
  • Explores how city lobbying shapes state politics in an age of increasing urban-rural polarization and growing hostility between cities and state legislatures

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