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Money talks in health care: drug makers, hospitals, doctors, tobacco spend heavily
Capitol Weekly

Drug makers, physicians, hospitals, tobacco companies and a major HMO spent hundreds of millions dollars to influence government during the past decade. Their spending accounted for more than a fifth of the $1.33 billion spent during the period.

The figures were compiled by the Fair Political Practices Commission, which enforces the state’s campaign finance laws. The FPPC’s full report can be viewed here.