Best Gift for a Lobbyist (2001)

Official Loitering Pass

One evening early this legislative session, former state representative and current lobbyist Betty Neale was stopped at the State Capitol by a patrolman who thought she looked suspicious -- but, hey, she's a lobbyist! To save Neale (and its own bureaucratic self) from future embarrassments, the Colorado State Patrol subsequently issued Neale a tag that makes her status official: "The Honorable Betty Neale, former state representative, City and County of Denver -- Official Loitering Pass."

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