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Former Utah senator Bob Bennett will return to Capitol as lobbyist
Politics » Bennett says 2-year ban is a worthless, punitive restriction on free-speech rights.

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Senators are paid $174,000 annually, while lobbyists can get salaries that extend into the millions. Once Bennett registers, he’ll have to detail what each client is paying him for his services.

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Lucre of lobbying

Arent Fox’s lobbying practice brings in more than $2 million annually, money that is in addition to its consulting and legal business. Former Rep. Jim Hansen, R-Utah, has a lobbying organization that netted more than $200,000 in 2011 for his work on behalf of energy and recycling companies.

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