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State Lobbying — Iowa

Iowa has a long history of wind energy development and produces some of the highest amounts of renewable energy in the country. Our analysis of more than 23,000 lobbying records shows utilities and agriculture groups to be particularly influential in the legislature, insights which are supported by interviewees from key Iowa environmental groups. Utilities and agriculture groups often opposed pro-environmental legislation, but partnerships with environmental groups could achieve surprising successes. 

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Relationships between lobbying coalitions

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Most active organizations lobbying on climate and clean energy bills

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