New Ranking of Top Organizations Lobbying
Posted at 9:36 a.m. on July 23, 2013
The top organizations lobbying the executive and legislative branches have adjusted their lobbying expenditures to meet new legislative and commercial environment during the second quarter.
Lockheed Martin, Boeing and General Dynamics have increased their efforts. Comcast Corporation and the National Cable & Telecommunications Assn. have increased. The Chamber of Commerce, Microsoft Corporation, the National Assn. of Realtors and the American Hospital Assn. have increased, among others.
General Electric, Northrop Grumman, American Medical Assn., United Technologies, Exxon Mobil, AT&T Services and Southern Company, among others, have decreased their spending.
Here is the preliminary ranking, although second-quarter lobbying reports are still being filed.
Chamber of Commerce of the U.S. $13,970,000
National Assn. of Realtors $9,140,000
Comcast Corporation $5,470,000
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute For Legal Reform $4,930,000
National Cable & Telecommunication Assn. $4,660,000
American Hospital Assn. $4,450,000
Pharmaceutical Research & Manufacturers $4,400,000
American Medical Assn. $4,120,000
Boeing Company $3,940,000
Lockheed Martin $3,880,000
AT&T Services Inc. $3,740,000
General Electric Company $3,630,000
Northrop Grumman $3,530,000
Google Inc. $3,360,000
Verizon & Affiliates $3,270,000
National Assn. of Broadcasters $3,190,000
General Dynamics $3,189,639
FedEx Corporation $3,089,644
Exxon Mobil Corporation $3,060,000