Lobbyist Employers In Utilities*
 

 

 

5th Quarter

6th Quarter

7th Quarter

8th Quarter

Cumulative Total

 

1997 Total

Jan 98 - Mar 98

Apr 98 - Jun 98

July 98 - Sep 98

Oct 98 - Dec 98

Jan 97 - Dec 98

Allied Personal Communications Industries Association of California

$147,271

$9,454

$4,291

$33,782

$10,601

$205,399

Association of Rural Northern California Energy Providers

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

AT&T

$630,881

$281,873

$1,107,936

$141,822

$236,933

$2,399,445

AT&T Communications of California, Inc.

$572

$0

$0

$0

$0

$572

AT&T Wireless Services

$57,754

$16,331

$622

$0

$0

$74,707

Board of Water Commissioners of the City of Long Beach

$58,582

$3,232

$12,719

$9,182

$12,447

$96,162

California Association of Competitive Telecommunication Companies (CALTEL)

$0

$0

$0

$660

$0

$660

California Association of Long Distance Telephone Companies

$312,015

$68,012

$128,930

$44,820

$0

$553,777

California Cellular Phone Owners Alliance

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

California Cogeneration Council

$316,248

$11,329

$124,065

$40,127

$103,471

$595,240

California Committee for Large Telecommunications Consumers

$2,802

$0

$0

$0

$0

$2,802

California Electric Transportation Coalition

$371,862

$0

$71,102

$129,030

$25,232

$597,226

California Independent System Operator (ISO)

$0

$997

$1,163

$631

$934

$3,725

California Municipal Utilities Association

$232,825

$66,522

$44,960

$54,976

$50,935

$450,218

California Payphone Association

$1,400

$0

$0

$0

$0

$1,400

California Telephone Association

$14,450

$6,550

$5,365

$11,675

$600

$38,640

California Water Association

$134,172

$26,972

$34,109

$29,506

$28,427

$253,186

California Water Service Company

$21,247

$8,205

$13,431

$401

$413

$43,697

California-American Water Company

$0

$0

$0

$20,844

$0

$20,844

Californians for Telecommunications Choice

$0

$115,000

$931,644

$0

$110,261

$1,156,905

Citizens Utilities of California

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

CMS Energy

$13,500

$4,500

$4,500

$4,500

$4,500

$31,500

Committee for Phone Book Reorganization

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

East Bay Municipal Utility District

$187,790

$57,589

$55,147

$48,584

$63,517

$412,627

Edison International and subsidiaries

$1,133,256

$341,460

$337,095

$364,615

$379,697

$2,556,123

El Paso Energy Corporation

$30,000

$7,000

$14,000

$7,000

$10,500

$68,500

Enova Corporation

$28,122

$8,188

$6,000

$0

$0

$42,310

FirstWorld Communications, Inc.

$0

$13,453

$17,947

$7,876

$10,689

$49,965

Geo-Energy Partners - 1983, Ltd.

$34,561

$0

$0

$0

$0

$34,561

GST Telecom

$0

$0

$4,387

$0

$0

$4,387

GTE California Incorporated

$597,150

$146,244

$97,277

$114,749

$115,578

$1,070,998

Imperial Irrigation District

$254,429

$61,872

$77,221

$89,234

$33,164

$515,920

Intercontinental Telephone Corporation

$22,000

$0

$0

$0

$0

$22,000

Kern County Water Agency

$111,357

$23,843

$24,942

$48,903

$21,077

$230,122

Los Angeles Cellular Telephone Company

$50,494

$12,562

$12,516

$2,549

$12,503

$90,624

MGC Communication Inc.

$0

$5,859

$17,460

$15,206

$15,314

$53,839

Modesto Irrigation District

$91,321

$27,157

$57,165

$35,455

$34,534

$245,632

Moulton Niguel Water District

$15,000

$15,000

$7,500

$10,000

$0

$47,500

NEXTLINK California

$9,000

$9,000

$9,000

$3,000

$12,000

$42,000

Northern California Power Agency

$136,327

$17,000

$38,062

$17,500

$30,947

$239,836

Pacific Gas and Electric Company

$603,891

$315,863

$227,027

$218,316

$204,957

$1,570,054

Pacific Telesis Group & its subsidiaries

$1,370,424

$448,308

$442,688

$376,491

$397,425

$3,035,336

Pacificorp

$79,126

$25,000

$20,000

$15,000

$15,000

$154,126

Sacramento Municipal Utility District

$247,326

$38,932

$49,253

$83,039

$37,343

$455,893

San Diego Gas & Electric Company

$583,165

$118,538

$113,208

$0

$0

$814,911

San Gabriel County Water District

$15,000

$0

$0

$0

$0

$15,000

San Gabriel Valley Water Association

$36,000

$9,000

$9,000

$9,087

$9,000

$72,087

San Gabriel Valley Water Company

$15,526

$200

$407

$205

$56

$16,394

Santa Margarita Water District

$124,615

$23,248

$33,329

$38,913

$15,826

$235,931

Sempra Energy

$480,903

$135,322

$102,527

$104,455

$96,076

$919,283

Sierra Pacific Power Company

$58,918

$20,107

$10,046

$15,000

$10,053

$114,124

Southern California Public Power Authority

$45,795

$10,641

$10,500

$10,500

$10,500

$87,936

Southern California Water Company

$12,375

$461

$269

$362

$0

$13,467

Sprint Communications Company L.P.

$87,715

$40,492

$9

$782

$0

$128,998

Suburban Water Systems

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

$0

Turlock Irrigation District

$24,022

$6,000

$6,000

$6,000

$6,000

$48,022

Valley Water Company

$561

$0

$0

$0

$0

$561

Watereuse Association of California

$61,600

$17,148

$16,871

$12,254

$20,033

$127,906

Western Power Group, Incorporated

$12,774

$0

$0

$0

$0

$12,774

Westside Mutual Water Company

$4,688

$0

$0

$0

$0

$4,688

TOTAL UTILITIES

$8,880,812

$2,574,464

$4,301,690

$2,177,031

$2,146,543

$20,080,540

 

* 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.