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Largest lobbying expenses for 2017-2018(1)

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  Company/association Total lobbyist expenses2
1 Dominion Energy $1,114,433
2 Americans for Prosperity 573,603
3 Virginia Chamber of Commerce 537,815
4 Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association 311,497
5 Virginia Municipal League 283,565
6 Northern Virginia Technology Council 270,024
7 Inova Health System 222,965
8 Altria Client Services LLC and its affiliates 187,333
9 Virginia Committee for Fair Utility Rates 155,148
10 Arlington County 152,474
11 Old Dominion Committee for Fair Utility Rates 146,107
12 Riverside Health System 129,816
13 Virginia Automobile Dealers Association 115,219
14 Fairfax County Board of Supervisors 114,207
15 Omega Protein Corp. 109,948
16 Transurban (USA) Inc. 107,218
17 Home Builders Association of Virginia 106,845
18 Sentara Healthcare 102,258
19 Property Casualty Insurers Association of America 100,579
20 City of Virginia Beach 96,600
21 The Medical Society of Virginia 95,972
22 The Pew Charitable Trusts 93,266
23 City of Newport News 93,084
24 Anthem Inc. and its affiliates 92,050
25 Appalachian Power Company 91,053
26 Métis Holdings Inc. $90,904
27 Virginia School Boards Association 90,741
28 National Rifle Association of America 86,656
29 U.S. Chamber of Commerce 80,923
30 Virginia Credit Union League 80,526
31 AT&T 80,250
32 Virginia Optometric Association (VOA) 78,735
33 Tesla Motors 74,467
34 Council of Independent Colleges in Virginia Inc. 74,279
35 Virginia Bankers Association 73,798
36 Virginia Farm Bureau Federation 71,317
37 Norfolk Southern Corp. 68,740
38 Virginia Association of Health Plans 68,354
39 Virginia Catholic Conference LLC 66,522
40 Home Building Association of Richmond 66,500
41 Revolutionary Racing 65,850
42 Verizon Communications Inc. 65,807
43 Fairfax County School Board 63,095
44 Legal Aid Justice Center 62,125
45 Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia 61,133
46 Virginia Premier Health Plan 60,000
47 State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company 59,625
48 Washington Gas 58,056
49 Chesapeake Regional Healthcare 57,943
50 Virginia Coal and Energy Alliance 55,000

1 In Virginia, lobbying years run from May 1 to April 30.                    2 Represents compensation paid to lobbyists and lobbyist expenditures.
Source: Virginia Conflict of Interest and Ethics Advisory Council



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