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Lobbying Expenditures and The Top 100 Lobbying Firms
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Lobbying Firms
Lobbyist Employers
 
 
LOBBYIST EMPLOYERS - MERCHANDISE/RETAIL  Jan - Mar 97  Apr - Jun 97  1997 Total
American Promotional Events, Inc. $13,477  $27,498  $40,975 
Bancroft-Whitney Company $7,500  $7,500  $15,000 
Big Bear Fireworks, Inc. $364  $0  $364 
Brubaker & Associates $0  $7,500  $7,500 
California Association of Ice Cream Vendors $0  $0  $0 
California Beverage Merchants $8,531  $7,823  $16,354 
California Grocers Association $31,844  $35,910  $67,754 
California Licensed Beverage Association $13,861  $40,674  $54,535 
California Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association $2,010  $4,000  $6,010 
California Retail Air Quality Coalition $0  $0  $0 
California Retailers Association $90,266  $128,422  $218,688 
California State Floral Association $5,002  $516  $5,518 
California Swap Meet Owners Association $5,558  $0  $5,558 
Circuit City Stores, Inc. and its subsidiary, Car Max Auto Superstores, Inc. $12,296  $8,927  $21,223 
Costco Companies, Inc. $3,000  $3,000  $6,000 
DeHart and Darr Associates, Inc. $18,000  $19,500  $37,500 
Flea Market Inc., The $9,976  $9,971  $19,947 
Gas Guard West, Inc. $0  $0  $0 
Independent Automobile Dealers Association of California $9,915  $11,789  $21,704 
Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) $5,022  $7,688  $12,710 
Mattel, Inc. $0  $5,169  $5,169 
Micro Age Infosystems Services $10,283  $5,094  $15,377 
Northern California Grocers Association $10,290  $0  $10,290 
Raley's $12,000  $12,000  $24,000 
Red Line Medical Supply, Inc. $0  $5,000  $5,000 
Rite Aid Corporation $22,500  $25,274  $47,774 
Robinson's-May, a subsidiary of the May Department Stores Company $29,718  $15,979  $45,697 
Sears, Roebuck and Co. $0  $13,000  $13,000 
Single Stick, Inc. $3,000  $0  $3,000 
Sotheby's, Inc. $0  $5,057  $5,057 
Southern Wine & Spirits of America, Inc. $6,950  $2,165  $9,115 
Southland Corporation, The $23,809  $17,940  $41,749 
Stretch Your Imagination $0  $0  $0 
Tel Phil Enterprises, Inc. $3,018  $3,027  $6,045 
Thomas Nix Distributor, Inc. $3,321  $6,949  $10,270 
We Care Corporation $0  $0  $0 
Western States Tire & Automotive Service Association $2,105  $3,105  $5,210 
Youngs Market Company $14,000  $0  $14,000 
3M $14,713  $33,266  $47,979 
TOTAL $392,329  $473,743  $866,072 
 


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