Experts Expound

Experts Expound

“Who has been the most annoying lobbyist of the 2005-06 legislative session?

Define ‘annoying’ however you want.

With too many strong candidates for the title, it’s a three-way tie between
Mary Kinney, Jim Lites and Beau Biller.

It would be unfair to single out just one!

Can I define lobbyist anyway I want? If so, it’s C.O.S. Susan Kennedy. She
is a terrible influence on the governor and public-policy initiatives.

Bill Devine at ATT.

Really tough to hand that crown to just one individual and there are so many
deserving finalists. Perhaps a special fall issue is in order.

Alan Edelstein. He is even annoying when he wins!

The people from whom we sought opinions: Andrew Acosta, A.G. Block, Roy
Behr, Don Wilcox, Jon Fleischman, Evan Goldberg, Deborah Gonzalez, Dan
Schnur, Jason Kinney, Tom Kise, Karen Hanretty, Kevin Spillane, Michael
Houston, Adam Mendelsohn, Matt Ross, Sam Delson, Mike Madrid, Morgan
Crinklaw, Dave Lesher, Richard Zeiger, Mike Madrid, Margita Thompson, Ralph
Simoni, Bob Hertzberg, Scott Baugh, Steve Maviglio, Tony Quinn, Peter
DeMarco, Adam Probolsky, Barbara O’Connor, Jack Pitney.

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