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Eye On Boise

Either way, it’s free food and drink

Lobbying groups host receptions, luncheons and dinners for lawmakers so frequently that the elected officials may be taking the free grub for granted. Thus, this exchange overheard between a state senator and a companion last week:

Senator: "I'm going to the retailers reception tonight."

Companion: "You mean the Realtors."

Senator: "Whatever."

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