5 terms

Other Legislative Information (2012-2013)

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Tax
The money that people and businesses pay to support the activities of the government
Lobbyist
An interest group representative that tries to persuade government officials to support the policies their interest group favors (examples: NRA or unions)
Pork-barrel legislation
Laws passed by Congress that appropriates money for local federal projects
Logrolling
An agreement by two or more lawmakers to support each other's bills
Revenue bills
Taxing and spending bills