Lobbying Expenditures
Ranked From High To Low
January 1, 1997 - December 31, 1998

 

1/1/97 - 12/31/98
Cumulative Expenditures

Government

$ 43,853,295

Health

32,797,233

Manufacturing/Industrial

31,518,831

Miscellaneous

29,150,659

Finance & Insurance

25,287,601

Professional/Trade

20,357,991

Utilities

20,080,540

Education

19,588,697

Oil & Gas

13,499,783

Labor Unions

10,095,382

Entertainment & Recreation

7,195,972

Legal

7,044,393

Real Estate

6,854,341

Agriculture

6,550,356

Transportation

6,164,813

Public Employees

4,888,367

Merchandise/Retail

4,141,900

Political Organizations

2,346,723

Lodging/Restaurants

1,198,636

Total

$ 292,615,513