Top 10 companies that spent the most on lobbyists in Md.
Maryland's largest companies and industries have a big stake in the actions of the state government. This is a look at the 10 highest-spending employers for last year — including energy suppliers, health care providers and trade organizations — as listed by the State Ethics Commission.
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No. 8: Johns Hopkins Institutions( Kenneth K. Lam, Baltimore Sun / September 21, 2010 )
Johns Hopkins, the largest private employer in Maryland, spent $340,157.46 on lobbying in 2010.
Above, Johns Hopkins Hospital's signature dome is pictured.
Data comes from Maryland State Ethics Commission report on lobbying spending, and covers the period from November 1, 2009 through October 31, 2010.