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Mayor of DeKalb, Kris Povlsen asks the City Attorney, Dean Frieders a question concerning his voting power on city ordances.

Council approves lobbyist

By Jordan Birchfield | February 28, 2012

The DeKalb city council approved a measure that would earmark $88,000 for a contract with mCapitol Management to serve as the city’s federal lobbyist. The contract was approved by a 4-3 vote. The council hired mCapital to provide legislative assistance...

Northern Star File Photo - Second Ward Alderman Tom Teresinski
discusses the potential farmland use by the DeKalb Taylor Municipal
Airport, 3232 Pleasant St. during a city council meeting last
fall.

DeKalb City Council may hire new lobbying firm

By Felix Sarver | February 20, 2012

The DeKalb City Council will decide whether to hire a new lobbying firm on Feb. 27. During a Feb. 13 meeting the council interviewed two lobbying firms to represent DeKalb in Washington D.C.; the council settled on mCapitol Management. For the annual...

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