Want to know who spent how much on lobbying in Annapolis this year? The Baltimore Sun has the information you need. Top spenders: the teachersâ€™ union and Exelon, the new mega-utility in town.
The top 10 businesses, industry groups and other entities that spent the most on lobbying in Annapolis during a four-month period encompassing the 2015 session of the General Assembly.
1) $446,242 Maryland State Education Association
2) $368,673 Exelon Corp.
3) $345,719 Maryland Hospital Association
4) $329,432 CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
5) $310,398 MedChi, the Maryland state medical society
6) $290,203 Maryland Bankers Association
7) $284,549 Maryland Retailers Association
8) $271,270 Maryland Catholic Conference, LLC
9) $270,045 Johns Hopkins Institutions
10) $263,641 Baltimore Gas and Electric Co.
More lobbying and lobbyist information is available at the website of the State Ethics Commission. Ethics.maryland.gov.