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SeaWorld spends more on lobbying in face of bad publicity

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SeaWorld’s spending on federal lobbying has surged in the face of bad publicity and calls for tougher restrictions on marine parks and aquariums. The Orlando-based company spent nearly a half-million dollars lobbying the federal government from January through June, records show, up 68 percent over the same period last year. Meantime, SeaWorld has also started aggressively lobbying at the state level in California, where lawmakers briefly considered a bill that would have banned killer whale shows and breeding. The company…

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