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Videos: Interest Groups

Sen. Averitt on the difficulty of the legislative process & lobbyists.
Former State Senator Kip Averitt shares his view of the role of lobbyists in the legislative process
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section 6.1
Jack Gullahorn discusses the importance of interest groups and lobbyists.
Jack Gullahorn discusses the postive role of the lobbyists and interest groups
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section 5.2
Jack Gullahorn talks about the role of the lobby in the Texas legislative process.
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section 6.1
Jack Gullahorn discusses how communications firms can shape public attitudes and influence policy makers.
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section 6.4
Anna Loftin discusses responding to constituents
Legislative intern and staffer Anna Loftin discusses responding to constituents.
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section 6.2
Geanie Morrison on legislators using lobblyists' information
State Representative Geanie Morrison (R-Victoria) discusses how legislators use information from lobbyists.
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Sputnik on the Biker Caucus of Democratic Party
Sputnik talks about Biker Caucus support for Molly Beth Malcolm.
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Features: Interest Groups

Interest group influence in the states
Interest group influence in the states
section 1.0
Financing of professional sports stadiums
Financing of professional sports stadiums
section 4.2
Political capacity in the grass roots
Political capacity in the grass roots
section 4.3
Interest group diversity
Interest group diversity
section 4.3
A selection of interest group voter guides
A selection of interest group voter guides
section 5.2
Texas interests go to Washington
Texas interests go to Washington
section 5.5
Non-profit organizations and politics
Non-profit organizations and politics
section 6.0
Organizing for change
Organizing for change
section 4.5
Interests lobbying the Texas legislature
Interests lobbying the Texas legislature
section 6.1
Interests lobbying Texas government
Interests lobbying Texas government
section 6.1
Ten Commandments of lobbying
Ten Commandments of lobbying
section 6.1
Effective political action
Effective political action
section 6.1
A guide to constructive confrontation
A guide to constructive confrontation
section 6.3
Different groups judge the justice system
Different groups judge the justice system
section 4.7
Civil disobedience and non-violent action
Civil disobedience and non-violent action
section 6.7

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