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Lobbyist Employers
 
 
LOBBYIST EMPLOYERS - UTILITIES*  Jan - Mar 97  Apr - Jun 97  1997 Total
Allied Personal Communications Industries Association of California $18,856  $78,301  $97,157 
Association of Rural Northern California Energy Providers $0  $0  $0 
AT&T $136,759  $142,990  $279,749 
AT&T Communications of California, Inc. $572  $0  $572 
AT&T Wireless Services $17,139  $20,395  $37,534 
Board of Water Commissioners of the City of Long Beach $0  $9,697  $9,697 
California Association of Long Distance Telephone Companies  $173,492  $52,254  $225,746 
California Cellular Phone Owners Alliance $0  $0  $0 
California Cogeneration Council  $59,633  $119,717  $179,350 
California Committee for Large Telecommunications Consumers $2,026  $776  $2,802 
California Electric Transportation Coalition $0  $152,992  $152,992 
California Municipal Utilities Association  $68,841  $53,190  $122,031 
California Payphone Association  $350  $350  $700 
California Telephone Association  $3,650  $4,200  $7,850 
California Water Association $47,812  $29,327  $77,139 
California Water Service Company  $5,568  $15,171  $20,739 
CMS Energy $3,000  $0  $3,000 
Committee for Phone Book Reorganization $0  $0  $0 
East Bay Municipal Utility District  $47,050  $53,465  $100,515 
Edison International and subsidiaries  $267,037  $345,856  $612,893 
El Paso Energy Corporation $10,000  $8,000  $18,000 
Enova Corporation $6,000  $6,000  $12,000 
GTE California Incorporated $133,950  $133,335  $267,285 
Imperial Irrigation District  $26,482  $84,189  $110,671 
Intercontinental Telephone Corporation $17,000  $5,000  $22,000 
Kern County Water Agency $20,401  $38,566  $58,967 
Los Angeles Cellular Telephone Company $25,239  $12,640  $37,879 
Modesto Irrigation District  $26,179  $23,966  $50,145 
Northern California Power Agency $52,275  $30,000  $82,275 
Pacific Enterprises and its subsidiaries, Southern California Gas Company and Pacific Energy $107,205  $139,953  $247,158 
Pacific Gas and Electric Company  $157,905  $148,178  $306,083 
Pacific Telesis Group & its subsidiaries  $216,494  $240,147  $456,641 
Pacificorp $0  $16,000  $16,000 
Sacramento Municipal Utility District  $71,573  $92,773  $164,346 
San Diego Gas & Electric Company $101,390  $100,632  $202,022 
San Gabriel County Water District $0  $15,000  $15,000 
San Gabriel Valley Water Association $9,000  $12,000  $21,000 
San Gabriel Valley Water Company $1,514  $7,916  $9,430 
Santa Margarita Water District $23,506  $34,220  $57,726 
Sierra Pacific Power Company $0  $26,374  $26,374 
Southern California Public Power Authority $14,295  $10,500  $24,795 
Southern California Water Company $0  $0  $0 
Sprint Communications Company L.P.  $85,280  $1,060  $86,340 
Turlock Irrigation District $6,000  $6,000  $12,000 
Watereuse Association of California $8,442  $17,371  $25,813 
Western Power Group, Incorporated $0  $12,774  $12,774 
TOTAL $1,971,915  $2,301,275  $4,273,190 
 
 * Total expenditures by utilities include, in many instances, payments made in connection with administrative testimony in ratemaking proceedings before the California Public Utilities Commission, in addition to more traditional lobbying expenditures.


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