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Advocates spend $509,900 in lobbying for gay marriage

Local and mainland groups contributed to Equality Hawaii's effort, reports show

By Derrick DePledge

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Feb 19, 2014

~~<p>Equality Hawaii, channeling resources from several gay rights and civil liberties organizations, directed more than $509,900 worth of lobbying to help pass a gay marriage law in a special session of the state Legislature last fall.</p>
<p>State lobbying disclosure reports filed with the state Ethics Commission show that Equality Hawaii spent more than $101,600 of the money on media advertising.</p>
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Equality Hawaii, channeling resources from several gay rights and civil liberties organizations, directed more than $509,900 worth of lobbying to help pass a gay marriage law in a special session of the state Legislature last fall.

State lobbying disclosure reports filed with the state Ethics Commission show that Equality Hawaii spent more than $101,600 of the money on media advertising. Login for more...



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