Arizona Advocacy Network

Government of, by and for the People

Aired live on November 2, 2011, minute 17:00. Sam Wercinski and Bill Buckmaster discuss Arizona Advocacy Network Foundation’s recent court victory and new efforts to protect Clean Elections and Tucson's Clean Money anti-corruption laws against Big Money attacks.


PHOENIX - The ABC15 Investigators saw sides of the legislative process citizens don’t normally get to see, as we watched state lawmakers from Arizona and across the country gathered in Texas for a week of business and pleasure.

Normally, you see our state lawmakers on the floor of the state house, or at committee meetings at the Capitol.

But we saw exclusive parties, private events, free drinks and sponsored lunches, all part of the behind-the-scenes world of lobbying, money and influence in politics.

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