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Health Care Lobbying in California Tops List in Record Year
California Healthline

Health care generated more spending on lobbyists in California last year than any other non-government category, according to the California secretary of state. Insurers, hospitals, physicians and other health care groups spent $35.7 million to influence California’s decisions in 2011. The second and third biggest spending industries among the state’s 19 categories lagged considerably. Manufacturing and industrial interests spent $23.8 million on lobbying, and education spent $19.4 million.