Top-paid lobbyists in Maryland 2012 [Pictures]
In this gallery, you can see who each of the top-paid lobbyists in Maryland are representing, and on what issues (in parentheses). Billing amounts refer to the time period between November 1, 2011 and April 30, 2012.
All information comes from the Maryland State Ethics Commission.
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No. 10: Frank D. Boston III
Frank D. Boston III, a lawyer and lobbyist based in Baltimore, billed $563,700, according to the Maryland State Ethics Commission. His father, Frank D. Boston Jr., was a Democratic state delegate from the city, and died last year.
He worked for the following organizations:
Altria Client Services Inc. and its Affiliates - Philip Morris USA Inc., John Middleton Co. and U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company, LLC; Atlantic Wind Connection; altimore City Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3; Baltimore Licensed Beverage Association, Inc.; Baltimore Retired Police Benevolent Association, Inc.; Bridgepoint Education (access to higher education); Citizens for Fire Safety (fire retardant advocates); CSX Transportation, Inc. (railroad); Elevator Industry Work Preservation Fund (trade organization); Greater Baltimore Board of Realtors, Inc.; Maryland Association for Justice; Maryland Association of Realtors, Inc.; Maryland Hotel & Lodging Association; Maryland License Firearms Dealers Association; Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police; Maryland Tourism Council, Inc.; Mid-Atlantic Car Wash Association, Inc.; MillerCoors LLC (beer); Paradox Entertainment Company Inc. (nightclub in Baltimore)