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News Network: Wildfire Liability Inspires Increased Lobbying

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CALmatters politics reporter Laurel Rosenhall reviewed new lobbying and campaign finance reports covering the first six months of the year. She discovered that utilities and insurers with a huge stake in the aftermath of wildfires have poured more than $3.2 million into California campaign donations and another $5.2 million into state lobbying — a big spike. She tells us more about her findings in this week's News Network segment.

Read Rosenhall's story about utilities and other interest groups doubling down on lobbying here.

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