By Phillip Reese
Published: Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2009 – 11:59 am
Last Modified: Monday, Jan. 4, 2010 – 6:02 pm

During the first nine months of the year, interest groups spent $206 million lobbying state government. That’s enough to pay the salaries of all 2,200 legislative staffers and legislators during the same period — and still have about $98 million left. Use this database to search every interest group that paid lobbyists since the start of the year.

To use database, click here.