Episode Three: How To Be A Lobbyist

Jan 19, 2018

Credit Samantha Wright / Boise State Public Radio

How to be a lobbyist–that's the latest episode of “Legislative Breakdown.” In this week's podcast, Samantha Wright and Boise State Political Science Professor Gary Moncrief are joined by special guest, Lyn Darrington Elliott.

Elliott was a lobbyist at the Idaho Legislature for 20 years. She says everybody at the Statehouse has a personal agenda.

“Every legislator is there to do something good for their constituents. Everybody is there to make a change. And you can find common ground with every single legislator,” says Elliott.

She talks about the role of lobbyists, the different kinds of lobbyists, and what’s good and bad about citizen legislatures.

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