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Budget Focus: Tech Lobbyists Have a Lot To Work With

February 18, 2011

Telecom and tech hit the jackpot in President Obama's budget, and the lobbyists and groups representing them are in the enviable position of shaping big investments with White House backing, National Journal Daily reported.

Technology issues are at the forefront of the political and legislative battles over how to stimulate the economy while reducing government spending, and tech companies and consumer organizations largely praised Obama's plan as a step in the right direction.

But even more than what the budget may or may not fund, the coming political fight over that money will likely define lobbying efforts in the near future.

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