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Fraternities Lobby for Tax Break Without Hazing Penalties

About 40 percent of U.S. senators, and 25 percent of U.S. representatives, belonged to fraternities or sororities in college. On April 24, more than a dozen of these grateful alumni extolled Greek life at an annual $500-a-plate dinner in a Washington hotel ballroom for “FratPAC,” the industry’s political arm.

One by one, they took the podium and praised fraternities for teaching them loyalty, leadership, and practical skills.