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Spending Detail: Political Activities Lobbying

RecipientPurposeTotal Amount
NYSUT Advocacy FundAffiliate$5,076,188
NYSUT Holding AccountAffiliate$3,175,660
Democratic Governors AssociationAdvocacy Organiztion$1,475,000
Illinois Federation of TeachersAffiliate$715,638
American Federation of TeachersAffiliate$658,218
AFT Committee for Accountability inAdvocacy Organiztion$644,735
Illinois Freedom PACAdvocacy Organiztion$630,000
Connecticut ForwardAdvocacy Organiztion$600,000
AFL-CIO Workers Voices PACAdvocacy Organiztion$550,000
PA Families FirstAdvocacy Organiztion$520,000
Groundswell Public StrategiesAdvocacy Organiztion$507,000
Michigan For AllAdvocacy Organiztion$500,000
Grassroots for FloridaAdvocacy Organiztion$495,000
MEA-MFT #8024Affiliate$472,650
Northeast Region Organizing ProjectOrganizing Project$461,672
California Federation of Teachers Solidarity AccouAffiliate$452,613
Patriot MajorityAdvocacy Organiztion$450,000
Waterfront Strategies IncAdvocacy Organiztion$433,799
DEMOCRATIC LEGISLATIVE CAMPAIGN COMMITTEEAdvocacy Organiztion$400,000
US Postal Service Cap AccountOffice Services Provided$338,550
Florida Education Association #8008Affiliate$336,681
Marriott Business ServicesMeeting/Conference/Hotel$317,026
Forward PhiladelphiaAdvocacy Organiztion$300,000
Kelly Press, Inc.Printer$279,270
Texas AFT Solidarity FundAffiliate$269,290
AFT Connecticut Solidarity FundAffiliate$268,487
Chicago Teachers Union PacAffiliate$260,700
FEA Solidarity Fund IncAffiliate$251,844
PEF State AfflAffiliate$250,693
America Votes Action FundAdvocacy Organiztion$250,000
Committee to Raise Ilinois's Minumin WageAdvocacy Organiztion$250,000
Committee in Support of Public EducationAdvocacy Organiztion$250,000
Michigan Democratic PartyAdvocacy Organiztion$250,000
Education MinnesotaAffiliate$232,926
Lindenmeyr CentralPrinter$226,530
GREATER WISCONSIN POLITICAL FUNDAdvocacy Organiztion$225,000
Medley Strategy Group, Inc.Professional Services$210,735
New York State United Teachers, 8030Affiliate$200,800
Wisconsin WOMEN VOTE!Advocacy Organiztion$200,000
Working AmericaAdvocacy Organiztion$200,000
AFT New Jersey St Fed Solidarity Fd HCAffiliate$190,044
AFT Michigan #8020Affiliate$187,329
AFT Pennsylvania Solidarity FundAffiliate$185,822
AFL-CIO Secretary TreasurerAffiliate$185,081
MFT Solidarity FundAffiliate$181,527
The Ickes and Enright GroupProfessional Services$180,000
Committee to Reduce Income Equality & Spt HRAdvocacy Organiztion$175,000
AFT Michigan Solidarity FundAffiliate$172,684
AFT Maryland Solidarity FundAffiliate$172,402
America VotesAdvocacy Organiztion$160,000
2014 Fund WIN MinnessotaAdvocacy Organiztion$150,000
Cook County College Teachers Union CopeAffiliate$145,000
California Federation of TeachersAffiliate$143,370
The Campaign Workshop, Inc.Professional Services$138,032
AFT Oregon Solidarity AccountAffiliate$132,488
Ohio Federation of Teachers SolidarityAffiliate$130,462
Democratic Party of Wisconsin StateAdvocacy Organiztion$129,282
Ohio Federation of TeachersAffiliate$124,010
AL Media LLCProfessional Services$123,955
Hart Research Association, Inc.Professional Services$119,808
LFT-PAC Holding AccountAffiliate$116,134
AFT Local 212 COPEAffiliate$110,411
Our OregonAdvocacy org$110,000
Education MinnesotaAffiliate$105,656
Terris, Barnes & WaltersPrinter$103,892
Cleveland Teachers Union PCEAffiliate$102,267
The Atlas ProjectConsultant$100,000
National Action Network IncMembership Organization$100,000
Every Vote CountsProfessional Services$100,000
Protect Our VoteAdvocacy Organiztion$100,000
Women Vote!Advocacy Organiztion$100,000
NYS Democratic Senate Campaign CommitteeAdvocacy Organiztion$100,000
American Bridge 21st CenturyAdvocacy Organiztion$100,000
Coalition to Stop Fast TrackAdvocacy Organiztion$100,000
Massachusetts Independent Expenditures PACAdvocacy Organiztion$100,000
Texas AFT/PEGAffiliate$95,312
Ballot Initiative Strategy CenterMembership Organization$90,000
Americans United for ChangeAdvocacy Organiztion$90,000
DELTA AIR LINESTransportation$89,673
AFT Colorado #8005Affiliate$88,375
DEMOCRATS FOR PUBLIC EDUCATIONAdvocacy Organiztion$86,500
RIFTHP Solidarity FundAffiliate$86,227
West Virginia Federation of TeachersAffiliate$85,620
St Paul Federation of Teachers Local 28Affiliate$79,534
Rhode Island F of Ts & HealthAffiliate$78,674
Alaska Public Employees Association/AFT #8050Affiliate$77,781
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel & SuitesMeeting/Conference/Hotel$77,577
Midwest Organizing ProjectOrganizing Project$77,423
Solidarity Fund Holding AccountAffiliate$76,687
AFT Washington AFL-CIO #8045Affiliate$75,297
S & B Public Solutions, LLCProfessional Services$75,045
Kansas Values InstituteAdvocacy Organiztion$75,000
The Pivot Group IncProfessional Services$74,125
Texas AFT #8041Affiliate$71,500
HOLIDAY INN MART PLAZAMeeting/Conference/Hotel$68,594
Millennium Hotel MinneapolisMeeting/Conference/Hotel$67,533
AFT West Virginia #8046Affiliate$67,428
A. Philip Randolph InstituteMembership Organization$64,525
Minneapolis Federation of TeachersAffiliate$62,822
US AIRWAYSTransportation$59,636
AFT Western Regional OfficeAFT Regional Office$58,984
Cq Roll Call, Inc.Publications$58,146
HPAE COPEAffiliate$57,186
AFT New Jersey State FederationAffiliate$55,856
Public Employees Federation PoliticalAffiliate$55,180
NMFEE Solidarity Fund Holding AccountAffiliate$55,057
Penn Hill GroupProfessional Services$55,013
Progress Rhode IslandAdvocacy Organiztion$55,000
BTU - COPE - PIPEAffiliate$54,985
Illinois Federation of TeachersAffiliate$54,252
TRAKTemporary Services$52,996
AFT New Mexico #8029Affiliate$52,038
OMNI SHOREHAM HOTELMeeting/Conference/Hotel$51,746
K & R Industries IncSupply Vendor$50,604
Raise Up MassachusettsAdvocacy Organiztion$50,000
Pandora Media, Inc.Advocacy Organiztion$50,000
Center for American Progress Action FundAdvocacy org$50,000
Mainstream ColoradoAdvocacy Organiztion$50,000
NAACPMembership Organization$50,000
Priorities for ColoradoAdvocacy Organiztion$50,000
SEIU Florida Community AllianceAdvocacy Organiztion$50,000
AMERICAN AIRLINES INCTransportation$49,392
United Educators of San Francisco #61Affiliate$48,602
AFT Washington Solidarity FundAffiliate$48,385
AFT Colorado Holding AccountAffiliate$45,457
UNITED AIRLINESTransportation$44,564
AFT ConnecticutAffiliate$44,000
MEA-MFT Ballot Issues FundAdvocacy Organiztion$43,883
Los Angeles College Faculty Guild 1521Affiliate$43,852
Indiana Federation of TeachersAffiliate$43,565
Employees Political InformationAffiliate$43,415
AFT PennsylvaniaAffiliate$42,328
Natl Conference Of StateMeeting Reg, Scholarships$41,300
Better Georgia Action, Inc.Advocacy Organiztion$40,000
PRA SUITES AT GLASSBURY LMeeting/Conf/Hotel$39,753
Council of NJS College Locals COPEAffiliate$38,570
AVT EVENT TECHNOLOGIES INTransportation$37,400
Recommit Wisconsin ProjectAdvocacy Organiztion$36,273
Oregon School Employees Association #6732Affiliate$35,409
AFT Wisconsin National Solidarity FundAffiliate$34,640
SOUTHWEST AIRLINESTransportation$34,471
Missouri Federation of Teachers SRPAffiliate$34,005
UTD TIGERCOPEAffiliate$33,116
AFT Wisconsin PACAffiliate$32,703
Public Employees for ColoradoAdvocacy Organiztion$32,000
Albuquerque Teachers FederationAffiliate$30,822
KAPE SolidarityAffiliate$30,628
AFT Vermont Solidarity FundAffiliate$30,324
AFT LOCAL 2121Affiliate$30,037
State Innovation Exchange SIXAdvocacy Organiztion$30,000
Ohio Federation of Teachers PoliticalAffiliate$29,850
AFT Oregon #8035Affiliate$29,641
Budget Rent a Car System IncMeeting/Conference/Hotel$29,188
Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, Inc.professional services$29,100
HOLIDAY INN GEORGETOWNMeeting/Conference/Hotel$29,090
NH Federation of Teachers SolidarityAffiliate$28,814
AFT Washington Cope State-Local AccountAffiliate$28,664
Lake Research PartnersProfessional Services$28,367
HARD EIGHT ANN ARBOR, LPProfessional services$28,021
AFT-NH #8027Affiliate$25,328
Colorado Neighborhood AllianceAdvocacy Organiztion$25,000
Texas Future Project, LLCAdvocacy Organiztion$25,000
Heartland ProjectAdvocacy Organiztion$25,000
Moving Ohio ForwardAdvocacy Organiztion$25,000
Raise WisconsinAdvocacy Organiztion$25,000
UPSOffice Services Provided$24,412
Cincinnati Federation of Teachers COPEAffiliate$24,190
Revolution Messaging, LLCProfessional Services$24,125
Georgia Federation of Teachers COPEAffiliate$23,765
EAN Services LLCTransportation$23,250
Berkeley Federation of Teachers, #1078Affiliate$21,115
Project New WestProfessional Services$20,208
Progressive Congress.orgadvocacy org$20,000
Citizens for Pension ResponsibilityAdvocacy Organiztion$20,000
Dakota County United EducatorsAffiliate$19,802
Oklahoma: Oklahoma Federation ofAffiliate$19,165
UTD TIGERCOPE SouthAdvocacy Organiztion$18,974
Us Conf Of MayorsMembership org$18,000
Newport-Mesa Federation of TeachersAffiliate$17,841
Local 420 Contribution FundAffiliate$17,749
Committee for Education FundingMembership Organization$17,500
LCFT-COPEAffiliate$17,370
National Journal GroupPublication services$17,342
NSTU Cope N VAffiliate$17,245
Infinite Voice Broadcast LLCProfessional Services$17,096
Oxnard Federation of Teachers & School EmployeesAffiliate$17,057
MHG TAMPA AVION PARK HMMeeting/Conference/Hotel$16,361
Marlena Agency, Inc.Publications Services$15,110
National Conference of State LegislatorsMeeting Reg, Scholarships$15,090
Peralta College Federation of TeachersAffiliate$14,973
Smith Edwards Dunlap Co.Professional Services$14,676
Gibson, DouglasConsultant$14,235
ALASKA AIRLINESTransportation$14,014
MHF DT MILWAUKEE OPERATINTransportation$13,928
Hilton Garden Inn Downtown Seattle, WAMeeting/Conference/Hotel$13,716
MHF MILWAUKEE OPEARATINGTransportation$13,370
Washington Court HotelMeeting/Conference/Hotel$13,221
IFT COPEAffiliate$12,673
United Teachers of Dade #1974Affiliate$12,567
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses andAffiliate$12,508
Chapman, AmyConsultant$12,500
BRE CS HOLDINGS LLCMeeting/Conference/Hotel$12,304
EQUITY INNS SENIORMeeting/Conf/Hotel$12,006
Rutgers AAUP-AFT 6323Affiliate$11,840
Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & HealthAffiliate$11,840
Broward Teachers Union #1975Affiliate$11,383
AFT MassachusettsAffiliate$11,312
Tucker Castleberry Printing, Inc.Conference Attendee$11,226
AFT KANSAS 8039Affiliate$11,060
FARGO HOTELS POOL CMeeting/Conf/Hotel$10,817
Committee On Political EducationAffiliate$10,511
National Immigration Law CenterCharitable Organization$10,000
Making Colorado GreatAdvocacy Organiztion$10,000
Great Lakes Region Organizing ProjectOrganizing Project$9,434
ISLAND HOSP MGMT LLL INCMeeting/Conf/Hotel$9,383
AFT College Staff Guild Los Angeles #1521AAffiliate$9,165
UIC Organizing ProjectOrganizing Project$9,035
Workers Defense Action FundAdvocacy Organiztion$9,000
North Dakota United Solidarity FundAffiliate$8,672
AFT Alabama PEGAffiliate$8,623
Pajaro Valley Federation of TeachersAffiliate$8,339
PoliticoPublications$8,297
UTD Tiger Cope NorthAdvocacy Organiztion$8,181
Mississippi AFT PSRP Political CommitteeAffiliate$8,078
Truly Esq., Elizabeth A.Professional Services$8,000
NATIONAL RR PSGR CORPTransportation$7,814
Los Rios College Fed. of Teachers #2279Affiliate$7,557
SmartSource RentalsMeeting/Conference/Hotel$7,250
US PostmasterPublications Services$7,198
Tyson.OrgProfessional Services$7,170
Bright Key, Inc.Office Services Provided$7,084
West Virginia PEGAffiliate$6,929
Peerless PrintingPrinter$6,659
Myers, VirginiaProfessional services$6,574
CQ Roll Call, Inc.Publications$6,572
OCI PROPERTIES I LLCMeeting/Conference/Hotel$6,052
Colorado WinsOrganizing Project$6,003
Monroe Federation of TeachersAffiliate$6,000
Jefferson Elementary School FederationAffiliate$5,922
IA ORCHARD HOTEL TAMPA TRMeeting/Conf/Hotel$5,887
Yang, JamesPublications Services$5,809
DEFOREST ENTERPRISES LLCTransportation$5,467
NTU COPEAffiliate$5,442
Ohio Organizing ProjectOrganizing Project$5,410
Kansas City F of Ts & SRPAffiliate$5,383
OSEA Organizing ProjectOrganizing Project$5,326
Freeman Des MoinesTransportation$5,168
Jobs with Justice Education FundCharitable Organization$5,000
Committee to Protect FloridaAdvocacy Organiztion$5,000
Campaign for America's FutureCharitable Organization$5,000
Democratic GainAdvocacy Organiztion$5,000
Causa of OregonAdvocacy Organiztion$5,000