Bill Carey
Tuesday August 13th, 2013

The NCAA spent $150,000 on lobbyists last year. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images) The NCAA spent $150,000 on lobbyists last year. (Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

The NCAA spent $150,000 on lobbyists in 2012 and is on pace to spend about the same amount this year, according to a report by Politico's Byron Tau.

Tau writes that the NCAA has focused its lobbying on "gambling issues and issues related to wireless microphones."

WIRE: Report: Manziel had two more autograph signing sessions In the first half of 2013, the NCAA spent $70,000 on lobbyists. Tau reports that the organization uses two "in-house lobbyists" and hasn't hired an outside firm.

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