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LOBBYIST EMPLOYERS - FINANCE & INSURANCE*  Jan - Mar 97 Apr - Jun 97   1997 Total
Adam's Marketing Associates, Inc. $45,942  $45,942  $91,884 
Aetna Inc. $9,919  $8,006  $17,925 
AFLAC $7,899  $7,899  $15,798 
Alliance of American Insurers $34,635  $34,635  $69,270 
Allstate Insurance Company $33,800  $68,619  $102,419 
American Agents Alliance  $7,770  $9,785  $17,555 
American Council of Life Insurance  $76  $25,036  $25,112 
American Express Financial Advisors Inc.  $3,000  $3,000  $6,000 
American Express Travel Related Services Co., Inc. $13,250  $15,412  $28,662 
American General Finance $5,054  $7,362  $12,416 
American Insurance Association  $81,781  $50,646  $132,427 
American International Group, Inc. $5,391  $30,106  $35,497 
American Share Insurance  $12,027  $11,017  $23,044 
American Stock Exchange  $0  $0  $0 
AON Corporation $0  $0  $0 
Associated Electric & Gas Insurance Services Limited  $0  $0  $0 
Association of Banks-In-Insurance $6,062  $6,055  $12,117 
Association of California Insurance Companies $141,584  $146,395  $287,979 
Association of California Life and Health Insurance Companies $99,705  $109,614  $209,319 
Association of California Surety Companies $4,875  $10,787  $15,662 
Aurora National Life Assurance Company $15,996  $15,000  $30,996 
Avco Financial Services $4,570  $3,769  $8,339 
AXA Global Risks (UK) Limited $1,539  $0  $1,539 
BankAmerica Corporation/Bank of America NT&SA (a wholly owned subsidiary of BankAmerica Corporation) $118,137  $75,398  $193,535 
Beneficial Management Corporation of America $4,911  $10,675  $15,586 
Blue Cross of California  $64,160  $141,853  $206,013 
Boxers and Wrestlers Benefit Fund of Southern California $0  $0  $0 
California Administrative Services Organization $3,210  $6,605  $9,815 
California Association of Exclusive Insurance Agents, Inc. $0  $3,000  $3,000 
California Association of Health Underwriters $10,650  $10,650  $21,300 
California Association of Life Underwriters, Inc. $33,125  $32,168  $65,293 
California Association of Professional Liability Insurers $0  $0  $0 
California Association of Thrift & Loan Companies  $23,750  $0  $23,750 
California Automobile Assigned Risk Plan  $5,371  $353  $5,724 
California Bankers Association  $146,022  $216,911  $362,933 
California Credit Union League  $62,032  $69,914  $131,946 
California Financial Services Association $9,195  $9,736  $18,931 
California Independent Bankers of the IBAA $0  $0  $0 
California Insurance Guarantee Association $5,000  $6,353  $11,353 
California Insurance Wholesalers Association (CIWA) $16,250  $8,125  $24,375 
California Investor's Mutual $3,025  $3,000  $6,025 
California Land Title Association  $26,192  $21,269  $47,461 
California Public Securities Association  $21,455  $18,512  $39,967 
California Self-Insurers Association  $9,873  $10,699  $20,572 
California State Automobile Association and California State Automobile Association Inter-Insurance Bureau $178,986  $120,589  $299,575 
California Surety Federation  $6,750  $10,125  $16,875 
California Workers' Compensation Institute $4,538  $0  $4,538 
Central Mutual Insurance Company $0  $0  $0 
Charles Schwab and Company, Inc. $3,000  $18,087  $21,087 
Chase Manhattan Bank, The  $0  $25,121  $25,121 
Chicago Title Company, and affiliated Title Insurance Companies $6,719  $6,699  $13,418 
CIGNA Corp. on behalf of CIGNA Healthcare of CA., Inc. and Pacific Employers Insurance Co. and its affiliated entities $85,000  $15,000  $100,000 
Citicorp & Subsidiaries $13,496  $19,068  $32,564 
Claims Benefit Insurance Administrators, Inc. $0  $250  $250 
CollegeFund-Partners in Education, Inc. $0  $0  $0 
Collegiate Capital Group, LLC $2,000  $10,000  $12,000 
Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company $6,000  $6,000  $12,000 
Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company $0  $8,000  $8,000 
Continental Casualty Company $82,554  $83,995  $166,549 
Cooperative of American Physicians/Mutual Protection Trust $6,845  $16,292  $23,137 
Council for Affordable Health Insurance, The $0  $0  $0 
Dean Witter Reynolds $0  $0  $0 
Delta Dental Insurance Co.  $0  $0  $0 
Doctors' Management Company, The $15,081  $15,000  $30,081 
Dun & Bradstreet $0  $60,000  $60,000 
Escrow Agents Fidelity Corporation $6,062  $6,080  $12,142 
Fannie Mae $11,442  $5,509  $16,951 
Farmers Group, Inc. $127,455  $65,586  $193,041 
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) $31,844  $41,095  $72,939 
Federated Investors $13,461  $9,465  $22,926 
Federated Mutual Insurance Company $3,325  $11,548  $14,873 
Federation of Exchange Accommodators, Inc.  $7,856  $8,448  $16,304 
FGIC Capital Market Services $0  $0  $0 
Fidelity Investments Public Sector Services Company $0  $0  $0 
Fireman's Fund Insurance Company $21,269  $15,414  $36,683 
First American Financial Corporation, The $20,103  $10,069  $30,172 
First American Title Guaranty Company $0  $0  $0 
FMR Corp. $0  $0  $0 
Fremont Compensation Insurance Group $30,045  $30,045  $60,090 
Funeral Security Life  $0  $0  $0 
Funeral Security Plans, Inc. $6,900  $8,137  $15,037 
G.E. Capital/Monogram Retailer Credit $0  $0  $0 
Gerald J. Sullivan & Associates, Insurance Brokers $3,644  $7,292  $10,936 
Goldman, Sachs & Company $12,590  $9,360  $21,950 
H & R Block  $45  $135  $180 
H.F. Ahmanson & Company, including its subsidiaries $1,500  $1,500  $3,000 
Health Insurance Association of America  $18,750  $18,750  $37,500 
Health Net  $81,964  $83,009  $164,973 
Heddington Insurance (U.K.), Limited $0  $0  $0 
Highlands Insurance Company $18,612  $8,275  $26,887 
Home Warranty Association of California $9,480  $24,970  $34,450 
Household Financial Group, Ltd.  $40,316  $28,055  $68,371 
Independent Administrators Association $2,250  $0  $2,250 
Industrial Bank of Japan, Ltd. $0  $0  $0 
Insurance Agents and Brokers Legislative Council  $0  $0  $0 
Insurance Brokers and Agents of the West $88,192  $82,848  $171,040 
Insurance Brokers Society of Southern California $0  $0  $0 
Insurance Services Office, Inc. $35,478  $34,629  $70,107 
Investment Company Institute $0  $2,814  $2,814 
Koiso & Company $1,076  $3,302  $4,378 
Lehman Brothers, Inc. $9,737  $15,336  $25,073 
Lincoln National Life Insurance Company $900  $400  $1,300 
McLaughlin & Associates, Incorporated $0  $250  $250 
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company  $13,667  $10,250  $23,917 
Maxicare $6,000  $6,000  $12,000 
MBIA Insurance Corporation $232  $32  $264 
Medical Insurance Exchange of California  $11,475  $11,475  $22,950 
Mercury General Corporation & its subsidiary Mercury Casualty Company $64,040  $63,039  $127,079 
Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., and its subsidiaries $27,682  $27,108  $54,790 
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company $0  $19,039  $19,039 
MGIC Investment Corporation $2,563  $1,232  $3,795 
Money Store, The $135  $0  $135 
Morgan Stanley, Dean Witter, Discover & Co. $13,155  $8,803  $21,958 
Mortgage Association of California $5,200  $6,325  $11,525 
Mortgage Insurance Companies of America (MICA)  $7,500  $0  $7,500 
Multistate Associates Inc. on behalf of H.D. Vest $5,000  $10,000  $15,000 
Muriel Siebert & Company  $3,000  $2,000  $5,000 
National Association of Bail Insurance Companies $0  $15,000  $15,000 
National Association of Independent Insurers $14,095  $9,333  $23,428 
National Association of Insurance Brokers $0  $1,500  $1,500 
National Association of Securities Dealers (NASDAQ) $0  $0  $0 
National Consumers Finance Company $6,000  $6,049  $12,049 
National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc. (NCCI) $16,357  $7,819  $24,176 
Nationwide Insurance Enterprise $10,222  $10,381  $20,603 
New York Life $7,500  $7,500  $15,000 
New York Stock Exchange $0  $0  $0 
Norcal Mutual Insurance Company $11,683  $11,475  $23,158 
Norwest Financial $0  $0  $0 
Norwest Mortgage, Inc. $19,660  $10,145  $29,805 
Pacific Genesis Group, Inc. $4,000  $16,000  $20,000 
Pacific Life Insurance Company $3,590  $8,906  $12,496 
Pacific Rim Assurance Company $4,474  $0  $4,474 
Personal Insurance Federation of California  $78,552  $82,912  $161,464 
Physicians Mutual Insurance Company $1,500  $0  $1,500 
Pipar Jaffray Companies, Inc. $4,296  $2,565  $6,861 
Presidio Capital Corp. $3,494  $15,573  $19,067 
Private Medical-Care Inc. $0  $0  $0 
Professional Insurance Agents of California and Nevada $32,037  $39,669  $71,706 
Program Beta $0  $15,900  $15,900 
Prudential Insurance Company of America, The $0  $12,500  $12,500 
Re-Insurance Association of America $18,750  $12,500  $31,250 
Reliance Insurance Company $0  $225  $225 
Safeguard Health Enterprises, Inc. $7,500  $6,000  $13,500 
Securities Industry Association $16,498  $20,316  $36,814 
Skandia International Insurance Corporation  $1,553  $0  $1,553 
Society of Insurance Brokers $0  $8,334  $8,334 
Southern California Physicians Insurance Exchange $11,475  $43,475  $54,950 
St. Paul Reinsurance Company, Limited $1,553  $0  $1,553 
State Farm Insurance Companies  $100,792  $204,863  $305,655 
Stewart Title Guaranty Company $1,507  $4,852  $6,359 
Surety Company of the Pacific  $23,323  $20,580  $43,903 
Surplus Line Association of California, The $51,750  $22,251  $74,001 
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America/College Retirement Equities Fund $9,000  $9,000  $18,000 
Terra Nova Insurance Company Limited $1,553  $0  $1,553 
Threadneedle Insurance Company Limited, The $1,485  $0  $1,485 
Title Loans of America $19,500  $0  $19,500 
Trans Union Corporation $5,017  $10,177  $15,194 
Transamerica HomeFirst, Inc. $0  $0  $0 
Transamerica Occidental Life Insurance Company $5,590  $3,069  $8,659 
Travelers Express Company, Inc. $6,036  $4,000  $10,036 
Travelers Group, Inc. $0  $818  $818 
Underwriters at Lloyd's, London $7,493  $8,171  $15,664 
UnionAmerica Insurance Company Limited $1,545  $0  $1,545 
United Healthcare $13,750  $13,750  $27,500 
United Services Automobile Association (USAA) $21,045  $42,265  $63,310 
Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company, The $12,180  $9,087  $21,267 
Ventura & Associates Insurance $0  $0  $0 
Viaticus Inc. $5,000  $0  $5,000 
VISA U.S.A. Inc. $9,222  $9,434  $18,656 
Vision Service Plan $2,602  $2,570  $5,172 
Wausau Insurance Companies $0  $0  $0 
Wells Fargo and Company  $58,870  $74,228  $133,098 
Western Association of Venture Capitalists  $7,200  $7,200  $14,400 
Western League of Savings Institutions $64,694  $63,486  $128,180 
Word & Brown $750  $2,436  $3,186 
Zenith Insurance Company  $50,022  $33,464  $83,486 
Zurich Reinsurance (London) Limited $0  $1,555  $1,555 
20th Century Insurance Company $20,343  $31,198  $51,541 
21st Century Casualty Company $0  $0  $0 
TOTAL $3,047,205  $3,308,687  $6,355,892 
 
 * Total expenditures by insurance companies include, in many instances, payments made in connection with proceedings before the Department of Insurance, in addition to more traditional lobbying expenditures.


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