Here comes the tobacco lobby | Arkansas Blog

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Here comes the tobacco lobby

Posted By on Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 9:06 AM

House Speaker Wills reports that the tobacco lobby is generating robo-calls to legislators to oppose the cigarette tax increase. This astroturfing (that is, a manufactured show of what is supposed to appear to be a grassroots effort) sometimes pays dividends for special interests. Wills isn't budging  from his support.

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