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Entertaining Maine Politicians: Biggest Spenders

Organizations lobby Maine legislators and officials by hiring lobbyists to further their objectives. They also lobby by holding events to which policy makers are invited.

The chart below illustrates the relative size of the money spent on so-called event lobbying by the top-spending organizations in this category between Jan. 1, 2011 and May of 2012.

Amounts shown in the visualization are rounded. To see a database of all compensation to lobbyists in this period, go to our searchable database.