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Lobbying in 2011

Lobbying in 2011

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Thursday, April 05, 2012 Bill Mahoney, (518) 817-3738
A Closer Look at 2011’s Record
-Breaking $220M Lobbying Total
In 2011, 2,780 unique groups spent money lobbying in New York. The chart found from pages 2 through97 of this report ranks each of them and compares their spending to 2010 levels.
2,144 of these groups lobbied in both 2011 and 2010. These groups’ total spending decreased by
$8,041,642. There were 636 groups that did not lobby in 2010 and reported doing so in 2011 spending$35,748,935. 619 groups that lobbied in 2010, spending a total of $19,150,240, did not report anyspending in 2011.
Groups with the Largest Increase in Spending 2010-2011
2011Rank Lobby Client 2011 Spending2010Rank 2010 Spending1 COMMITTEE TO SAVE NEW YORK, INC. $11,898,400.00 n/a $0.002 1199/SEIU & GNYHA HEALTH CARE EDUCATION PROJECT $6,825,599.00 3 $3,607,738.004 WAL-MART $2,807,586.00 394 $113,432.005 NEW YORKERS UNITED FOR MARRIAGE $1,864,572.00 n/a $0.0018 NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MARRIAGE $832,510.00 n/a $0.0016 GENTING NEW YORK LLC $876,462.00 695 $75,000.0013 ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS (NYS) $998,600.00 102 $254,706.0022 HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN $735,120.00 n/a $0.0027 GAMING ASSOCIATION (NY) $629,225.00 n/a $0.0029 STRONG ECONOMY FOR ALL COALITION $607,156.00 n/a $0.0028 RUDIN MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC. $618,187.00 885 $61,000.0032 ELMHURST DAIRY INC $597,744.00 685 $75,341.0030 SIEBERT BRANDFORD SHANK & CO., L.L.C. $603,924.00 255 $147,192.0048EWELL W. FINLEY, P.C. CONSULTING ENGINEERS ANDLAND SURVEYORS $404,493.00 2510 $4,632.0056 T. ROWE PRICE ASSOCIATES INC. $373,573.00 n/a $0.0039 SENECA NATION OF INDIANS $500,283.00 181 $176,125.0064 VEOLIA $361,221.00 1274 $42,012.0091 COUNTY MEDICAL SOCIETY (NEW YORK ) $304,717.00 2077 $15,816.008 UNITED UNIVERSITY PROFESSIONS $1,496,667.00 11 $1,211,760.0043 CWA $449,105.00 188 $172,437.0024 UNIVERSITY (NY) $711,233.00 41 $464,641.0090 DURST ORGANIZATION (THE) $308,920.00 796 $65,216.00
 
42 ZUFFA LLC $452,648.00 141 $211,199.0075 RED APPLE GROUP $336,090.00 470 $98,000.00151 FREEDOM TO MARRY ACTION, INC. $223,409.00 n/a $0.00
Largest Decreases in Spending From 2010 through 2011
Several of these groups focused on issues for which the volume of debate ebbed significantly over thesetwo years, such as the soda tax and wine in grocery stores. Chesapeake Appalachia, like several otherclients focused on hydrofracking, saw their totals drop significantly once most of this debate began to bewaged in courthouses and on draft regulations.2011Rank Lobby Client 2011 Spending2010Rank 2010 Spending55 AMERICAN BEVERAGE ASSOCIATION $376,791.00 1 $12,891,045.00n/a ALLIANCE FOR A HEALTHIER NEW YORK $0.00 4 $2,914,484.00101 CRP / EXTELL RIVERSIDE LP $295,437.00 5 $2,619,123.00128 CHESAPEAKE APPALACHIA, LLC $251,582.00 14 $1,090,958.00258 NEW YORKERS FOR FISCAL FAIRNESS $154,988.00 17 $831,896.0023 WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS, INC. $734,657.00 10 $1,282,834.00n/aMETROPOLITAN DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION OFSYRACUSE AND CENTRAL NEW YORK, INC. $0.00 33 $535,151.003 UNITED TEACHERS (NYS) $4,248,346.00 2 $4,769,502.001256 EXCELLUS HEALTH PLAN, INC. $45,000.00 37 $492,185.00170 EMBLEMHEALTH SERVICES COMPANY, LLC $199,700.00 26 $617,359.00
Complete List, 2,780 Clients Active in 2011
The following numbers reflect information as reported in lobbyist reports submitted to the Commissionon Public Integrity and the Joint Commission on Public Ethics. When names were identified as differentsubsidiaries of one business or organization (
e.g
., “Forest City Ratner Companies” and “F.C. YonkersAssociates”), they were treated as one lobby client and listed under the name of their parent company.
It is possible that some of these associations were missed, and that some of the organizations listedbelow, despite having different names, are actually the same. There were a few groups, most notablyEducation Reform Now, which reported different totals in their lobbying and client reports. To keepthese numbers consistent, lobby reports were used for all filers.2011Rank Lobby Client 2011 Spending2010Rank 2010 Spending1 COMMITTEE TO SAVE NEW YORK, INC. $11,898,400.00 n/a $0.002 1199/SEIU & GNYHA HEALTH CARE EDUCATION PROJECT $6,825,599.00 3 $3,607,738.003 UNITED TEACHERS (NYS) $4,248,346.00 2 $4,769,502.004 WAL-MART $2,807,586.00 394 $113,432.00
 
5 NEW YORKERS UNITED FOR MARRIAGE $1,864,572.00 n/a $0.006 GREATER NEW YORK HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION $1,547,158.00 6 $1,797,443.007 UNITED FEDERATION OF TEACHERS $1,514,282.00 8 $1,358,838.008 UNITED UNIVERSITY PROFESSIONS $1,496,667.00 11 $1,211,760.009 HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATION OF NYS $1,417,756.00 7 $1,589,602.0010 VERIZON $1,224,946.00 9 $1,314,306.0011 ALTRIA $1,100,220.00 15 $1,067,502.0012 MEDICAL SOCIETY OF THE STATE OF NY $1,057,427.00 12 $1,200,295.0013 ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS (NYS) $998,600.00 102 $254,706.0014 GOLDMAN, SACHS & CO. $965,233.00 13 $1,118,312.0015 CSC HOLDINGS, INC. (CABLEVISION) $954,495.00 16 $980,191.0016 GENTING NEW YORK LLC $876,462.00 695 $75,000.0017 TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION (NY) $837,177.00 20 $775,568.0018 NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MARRIAGE $832,510.00 n/a $0.0019 GLENWOOD MANAGEMENT CORP. $769,644.00 18 $828,347.0020 LIFE INSURANCE COUNCIL OF NEW YORK, INC. $761,806.00 27 $607,896.0021 PUBLIC EMPLOYEES FEDERATION (NYS) $757,309.00 19 $795,626.0022 HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGN $735,120.00 n/a $0.0023 WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS, INC. $734,657.00 10 $1,282,834.0024 UNIVERSITY (NY) $711,233.00 41 $464,641.0025 BANKERS ASSOCIATION (NY) $673,687.00 23 $650,768.0026PROPERTY CASUALTY INSURERS ASSOCIATION OFAMERICA (PCIAA) $646,794.00 32 $546,625.0027 GAMING ASSOCIATION (NY) $629,225.00 n/a $0.0028 RUDIN MANAGEMENT COMPANY, INC. $618,187.00 885 $61,000.0029 STRONG ECONOMY FOR ALL COALITION $607,156.00 n/a $0.0030 SIEBERT BRANDFORD SHANK & CO., L.L.C. $603,924.00 255 $147,192.0031CABLE TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION OF NEWYORK, INC. $602,291.00 25 $624,179.0032 ELMHURST DAIRY INC $597,744.00 685 $75,341.0033 PFIZER INC. $578,807.00 31 $553,026.0034 BUSINESS COUNCIL OF NYS, INC. (THE) $560,733.00 21 $720,887.0035 NURSES ASSOCIATION (NYS) $557,410.00 39 $472,779.0036 AT&T INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES $529,249.00 46 $418,358.0037 FOREST CITY RATNER COMPANIES $521,776.00 34 $533,177.0038PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH AND MANUFACTURERS OFAMERICA (PHRMA) $502,472.00 55 $382,681.0039 SENECA NATION OF INDIANS $500,283.00 181 $176,125.0040 TIME WARNER INC. $482,818.00 50 $391,004.0041 ENTERGY CORPORATION $477,977.00 42 $460,770.0042 ZUFFA LLC $452,648.00 141 $211,199.00

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