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MP Rajotte more lobbied than any Cabinet minister last month

By Mark Burgess      
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  The pre-budget bonanza and a slew of lobby days made October the busiest month so far for federal lobbying, communications reports filed in the online Lobbyists’ Registry show. But with much of the 2015 surplus already accounted for in family tax cuts, organizations are downplaying expectations and ensuring their requests, or “asks,” are even more precise to win the government’s favour. While the House Finance Committee received more than 440 briefs and heard from 108 witnesses during

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