Lobbyists are professional advocates who influence political decisions for organizations or individuals. Successful advocacy leads to new legislative proposals or amending existing regulations and laws. Although individual citizens can petition the government, companies often seek out lobbyists with a deep understanding of the law in areas such as health products, insurance, technology, electricity, oil and gas. In this article, we’ll discuss what a lobbyist does, how much they earn and how to become one, and we’ll answer frequently asked questions about a lobbyist career.
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