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Pay-to-Play

“Pay-to-play” practices can mean different things in different contexts. In the context of governmental ethics, pay-to-play usually signifies the practice of a business entity making campaign contributions to a public official with the hope of gaining a lucrative government contract.

Public Citizen works for play-to-play regulation on the federal and state levels by performing research, lobbying, and providing support to local organizations.

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» Congressional Record of floor debate on the Corzine pay-to-play amendment to the Transportation Equity Act

» Federal Pay-to-Play Laws and Regulations

» State Pay-to-Play Laws and Regulations

» Comparison Chart of State Play-to-Play Regulations

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