Lobbying spending appears to plateau
February 4th, 2011
01:12 PM ET
7 years ago

Lobbying spending appears to plateau

Washington (CNN) - For the first time in a decade, what corporations, unions and other organizations spend to influence the government may not go up – but lobbying is still a multi-billion dollar business.

According to a new preliminary report by the non-partisan watchdog group Center for Responsive Politics, lobbying spending overall was $3.47 billion in 2010, down slightly from $3.49 billion in 2009.

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