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A professional Philadelphia lobbyist used for a number of years by the Tobacco Institute and the cigarette companies. His company was SR Wojdak & Associates and he acted as "legislative counsel' for the combined tobacco companies in Pennsylvania.
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1989.: Accounts of the "Pennsylvania product liability" project in Lorillard files show that Wojdak cost the cigarette companies only $46,318 in this year. However, he had a 1990 hourly fee arrangement bringing the company approx $1,23 million in the following year. Projections for 1991 were a further $1,525 million — so they obviously were getting their money's worth, despite thinking it would take three years to solve the problem.
1992 Jan: Commenting on a Philip Morris brain-storming session Bernie Robinson notes: "PM USA has Steve Wojdak on retainer to lobby the Philly[delphia] city government. Wojdak has a DC office and key associates who could help with rifle-shot efforts.
1994: Region III Local Lobbyists report says "Steve Wojdak - Philadelphia FEE: $48,000 Expenses: $4,800. (New person will take Wojdak's place next year.)