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. 5: Maryland Association of Realtors( ALGERINA PERNA, Baltimore Sun / November 30, 2005 )
The Maryland Association of Realtors spent $358,793.24 to lobby on real estate issues that affect its 28,000 members.
Data comes from Maryland State Ethics Commission report on lobbying spending, and covers the period from November 1, 2009 through October 31, 2010.