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State auditor releases cities' lobbying expenses


State Auditor Rebecca Otto released the 2010 Local Government Lobbying Services report Thursday, July 14, highlighting cities' expenditures toward lobbying efforts.

The city of Woodbury did not contribute any money toward specific lobbying or legislative initiatives, according to city officials.

"We haven't used city funds to lobby for a specific issue in quite some time," said Matt Stemwedel, assistant to the city administrator.

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Riham Feshir
Riham Feshir has been a reporter/ photographer with the Woodbury Bulletin since 2011. She covers Woodbury City Hall, Washington County Board of Commissioners and business news around the city. Riham holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked for two other Forum Communications newspapers in Central Minnesota. Follow Riham on Twitter @RihamFeshir for the latest updates.
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