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Russell T. "Rusty" Kelley is a veteran capitol lobbyist in Texas, representing business interests before state lawmakers, regulators and other elected officials. He was ranked by watchdog group Texans for Public Justice as the state's highest-paid lobbyist in 2004 and 2005.
Kelley is currently part of Austin-based governmental relations firm Blackridge.
Kelley's clients have included a wide array ...