She shook her head. "I don't know the details, exactly, but he was a lobbyist for the Minnesota Apiary Association." "You mean, archery?" Jeff asked. "No, apiary, Daddy. You know, honey bees. There was some kind of licensing thing going on," Brittany said. "The state was going to put on a fee, and some of the bee guys said they wouldn't bring their hives into Minnesota if that happened, and Tubbs thought that the bees were interstate commerce and so only the feds were allowed to regulate it. Or something like that. I don't know. I wasn't interested enough to follow it. But Bob was around.
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