FOURTH QUARTER 1996 LOBBYING EXPENDITURES
RANKED FROM HIGH TO LOW
ACCORDING TO INTEREST GROUPS OF EMPLOYERS

10/1/96 - 12/31/96
EXPENDITURES

GOVERNMENT $ 4,725,982
HEALTH 3,499,413
FINANCE & INSURANCE 3,065,785
MISCELLANEOUS 3,023,492
MANUFACTURING/INDUSTRIAL 2,991,776
PROFESSIONAL/TRADE 2,242,952
EDUCATION 1,953,922
OIL & GAS 1,753,710
UTILITIES 1,616,532
LABOR UNIONS 1,072,614
ENTERTAINMENT & RECREATION 840,735
LEGAL 755,445
AGRICULTURE 693,485
REAL ESTATE 689,769
TRANSPORTATION 550,641
PUBLIC EMPLOYEES 452,146
MERCHANDISE/RETAIL 283,423
POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS 88,620
LODGING/RESTAURANTS 73,107
TOTAL $ 30,373,549


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