If you have received a piece of mail recently that includes the phrase “special petition to the 114th Congress of the United States” the Better Business Bureau wants you to be aware of what it really is.  Bill Smith, a spokesman for the BBB, tells The Big Z this may be a fund-generating effort by lobbyists.

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He says there are some legitimate lobbying organizations that use this funding method, so if you agree with their message, research the group to make sure they are legitimate before sending money.  Smith says the BBB can help you do that.  You can contact the Better Business Bureau at (314) 645-3300. 


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