Lobbying Dollars and Bowl Games

December 18, 2009

With some members of Congress pushing for a formal playoff system in college football, lobbyists are the sure winners. The Bowl Championship Series has spent $670,000 on federal lobbying since 2003, according to an analysis by the Center for Responsive Politics. Additional lobbying money is being spent by those who broadcast the games, and other entities with interests in the outcome of the push to change the bowl system.

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