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Spending Detail: Political Activities Lobbying

RecipientPurposeTotal Amount
NEA ADVOCACY FUNDPolitical Organization$8,665,636
THE NEW MEDIA FIRM, INC.Media$1,776,806
CLASS SIZE COUNTSNon-profit$1,550,000
WATERFRONT STRATEGIESPolitical Consultant$1,498,601
PATRIOT MAJORITY USAIssue Advocacy Group$1,400,000
MICHIGAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATIONState Association$1,125,000
AMERICA WORKS USAIssue Advocacy Group$1,000,000
GIVE ARKANSAS A RAISEPolitical Advocacy Group$750,000
CATALIST, LLCConsultant$726,566
MEA-MFTState Association$550,000
FOR THE FUTURE OF OUR KEIKIPolitical Advocacy Group$510,000
DEFEND OREGONCoalition$500,000
HOPKINS + SACHS, INC.Professional Services$470,245
SIXTEEN THIRTY FUNDIssue Advocacy Group$450,000
ALABAMA EDUCATION ASSOCIATIONState Association$416,700
SOUTHERN PROGRESS ACTION FUNDPolitical Organization$400,000
STATE VOICESNon-profit$378,966
AFL-CIO SECRETARY-TEASURERLabor Federation$368,000
GUMBINNER & DAVIESCommunications$358,358
AMERICA VOTESSocial Welfare Organization$355,000
NGP VAN INCConsultant - Campaign$314,516
TEXAS STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATIONState Association$302,705
TERRIS, BARNES & WALTERS, LLCConsultant$281,605
COMMITTEE IN SUPPORT OF PUBLIC EDUCATIONIssue Advocacy Group$250,000
COMMITTEE TO RAISE ILLINOIS'SPolitical Advocacy Group$250,000
WISCONSIN VOICES, INC.Non-profit$250,000
FAIRNESS FOR WORKING FAMILIESPolitical Advocacy Group$250,000
ILLINOIS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION-NEAState Association$250,000
US POSTMASTERMailing Services$246,730
PROGRESS NOWIssue Advocacy Group$225,000
MEDIA MATTERSNon-profit$200,000
DEMOCRACY ALLIANCESocial Welfare Organization$185,000
PUBLIC AFFAIRS SUPPORT SERVICES, INCConsultant$174,577
VOTER PARTICIPATION CENTERNon-profit$170,000
LINDENMEYR CENTRALPrinting Services$160,325
National Public Pension CoalitionIssue Advocacy Group$160,000
NEA ALASKAState Association$155,836
JEFFCO UNITEDIssue Advocacy Group$150,000
CQ ROLL CALL GROUPMedia Production$138,367
ARIZONA EDUCATION ASSOCIATIONState Association$128,811
S&B PUBLIC SOLUTIONSConsultant$128,000
ANGLE MASTAGNI MATHEWS POLITICALConsulting - Political$124,241
KEELEN GROUP, LLCGovernment Relations$120,000
PUBLIC EDUCATION DEFENSE FUND, INC.Issue Advocacy Group$120,000
INDIANA STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATIONState Association$116,208
RR DONNELLEY RECEIVABLES INCMailing Services$115,865
NEW VENTURE FUNDNon-profit$112,000
DELTA AIR LINESAirline$106,065
INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SERVICE, INCConsultant$104,000
ANZALONE LISZT GROVE RESEARCH, INCResearch Consultant$103,000
CORPORATE ACTION NETWORK ACTION CENTERResearch Consultant$100,000
PROGRESSIVE INCMagazine$100,000
FAIR DISTRICTS NOW INCIssue Advocacy Group$100,000
CENTER FOR MEDIA AND DEMOCRACYNon-profit$100,000
NEBRASKANS FOR BETTER WAGESPolitical Advocacy Group$100,000
NEA NEW MEXICOState Association$95,659
IOWA STATE EDUCATION ASSOCIATIONState Association$94,000
WESTERN ORGANIZATION OF RESOURCE COUNCILNon-profit$80,000
TENNESSEE EDUCATION ASSOCIATIONState Association$75,430
SiX ACTION INCIssue Advocacy Group$75,000
US AIRWAYSAirline$72,440
ROCK CREEK COUNSEL, LLCPolitical Consultant$72,000
50+1 LLCMedia Strategy Firm$71,232
WISCONSIN EDUCATION ASSN COUNCILState Association$70,492
PALMETTO GROUPConsultant$70,000
ALBUQUERQUE MARRIOTTHotel$67,166
MESSINA GROUP, INCConsultant$62,500
IBARRA STRATEGY GROUPConsultant$60,000
LOUISIANA ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATORSState Association$57,464
NEA NEW HAMPSHIREState Association$57,000
CHISM STRATEGIESConsultant$57,000
UNITED AIRLINESAirline$55,681
NATIONAL MEDIA PUBLIC AFFAIRS, LLCProfessional Services$55,470
CAMPAIGN FOR AMERICA'S FUTURENon-profit$55,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINESAirline$54,726
LEXISNEXISLegal Publications$51,035
CONGRESSIONAL HISPANIC CAUCUS INSTITUTENon-profit$51,000
CALIFORNIA TEACHERS ASSOCIATIONState Association$50,553
NATIONAL ACTION NETWORKSocial Welfare Organization$50,000
CORPORATE ACTION NETWORKResearch Consultant$50,000
NETWORKIssue Advocacy Group$50,000
YES FOR MAINE CLEAN ELECTIONSIssue Advocacy Group$50,000
CITIZENS FOR PENSION RESPONSIBILITYPolitical Advocacy Group$50,000
MICHIGAN CITIZENS FOR BETTER ROADSIssue Advocacy Group$50,000
NATIONAL IMMIGRATION LAW CENTERAdvocacy Organization$50,000
CENTER FOR POPULAR DEMOCRACY, INCNon-profit$48,900
AMICUS FTW INCCommunication Services$48,000
AMERICANS UNITED FOR CHANGESpecial Interest Organization$45,000
OKLAHOMA EDUCATION ASSOCIATIONState Association$44,924
MISSOURI -NEAState Association$42,691
CONVENTIONS EXHIBITS PROMOTIONS INCConvention Services$42,071
AMERICAN AIRLINESAirline$38,495
CIVIS ANALYTICS, INC.Professional Services$38,000
IDAHO EDUCATION ASSOCIATIONState Association$36,001
DEWEY SQUARE GROUP LLCConsultant$35,000
GRASSROOTS SOLUTIONS, INCStrategy Consultant$34,000
EDUCATION MINNESOTAState Association$31,221
K&R INDUSTRIES, INC.Promotional Products$31,080
CONSORTIUM FOR EDUCATIONAL CHANGENon-profit$29,591
HYATT REGENCY DENVER AT COLORADOHotel$28,832
NETROOTS NATIONAdvocacy Organization$27,400
ColorOfChange.orgPolitical Advocacy Group$27,000
LINEMARK PRINTING INCPrinting Services$26,537
KANSAS NEAState Association$26,500
HAUTE ON THE HILLCatering$25,267
GOOD JOBS FIRSTConsultant$25,000
AMERICAN DEMOCRACY LEGAL FUNDPolitical Action Committee$25,000
VOICES FOR EDUCATION - ARIZONAIssue Advocacy Group$25,000
REPUBLICAN MAIN STREET PARTNERSHIPSocial Welfare Organization$25,000
COMMITTEE ON STATESIssue Advocacy Group$25,000
THE ADVOCACY FUNDSocial Welfare Organization$25,000
MEDIA PLANETAdvertising$24,500
FAIR ELECTIONS LEGAL NETWORKIssue Advocacy Group$24,400
MOUNT VERNON PRINTING COMPANYPrinting Services$22,997
LEDGE COUNSEL, INCConsultant$21,750
COMMUNICATIONS PLUS DIGITALEvents Planning$20,695
ARIZONA WINSIssue Advocacy Group$20,000
THE SOFT EDGE INCTechnology Service$19,500
FCM TRAVEL SOLUTIONSTravel agency$19,304
AT&T MOBILITYWireless Communications$19,034
AMERICAN INSTITUTES FOR RESEARCHNon-profit$19,000
CURRIKITechnology Service$18,450
GROFF CREATIVECommunications Services$18,447
LAKE RESEARCH PARTNERSConsultant$18,090
NCSL FOUNDATION FOR STATE LEGISLATORSProfessional Membership$17,825
COMMITTEE FOR EDUCATION FUNDINGIssue Advocacy Group$17,500
FLORIDA EDUCATION ASSOCIATIONState Association$17,405
REVOLUTION MESSAGING, LLCConsulting - Communications$17,000
MISSISSIPPI ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATORSState Association$16,284
PROJECT NEW AMERICAIssue Advocacy Group$15,330
JEFFREY LEMINGMember$15,000
BOARD OF HISPANIC CAUCUS CHAIRSNon-profit$15,000
DIRECT MAIL PROCESSORS, INC.Mailing Services$14,783
FACEBOOKSocial Media$13,905
M & T BANKBanking$13,345
PROGRESSIVE STATES NETWORKSocial Welfare Organization$13,300
ARKANSAS EDUCATION ASSOCIATIONState Association$12,858
AMERICAN SUSTAINABLE BUS CNL ACTION FUNDIssue Advocacy Group$12,300
SHERATON HOTELHotel$11,859
LYONS PUBLIC RELATIONS, LLCConsultant - Public Relations$10,500
DEMOCRATIC GAINPolitical Advocacy Group$10,000
CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENTPolitical Advocacy Group$10,000
Texas Organizing ProjectSocial Welfare Organization$10,000
LINDA MITCHELLMember$10,000
KENWOOD OAKLAND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONNon-profit$10,000
BATES CREATIVE GROUPIntegrated design Agency$8,836
BIG BOWL OF IDEASProfessional Services$8,400
CAPITOL ADVANTAGE LLCConsultant$7,818
KIMBERLY TROTTERMember$7,500
CURTIS HOTELHotel$7,181
CVK GROUP INCServices$7,102
USPS DISBURSING OFFICERMailing Services$6,761
PATRICK RYANPhotography$6,722
CREWS CONTROLVideo Crew Staffing$6,575
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGANHigher Ed Institution$6,526
WASHINGTON EDUCATION ASSNState Association$5,859
BARNES & NOBLE BOOKSELLERSBook Seller$5,451
CALIBRE CPA GROUP LLCAccounting Firm$5,200
REGENTS OF THE UNIV OF MICHIGANEducation Council$5,099
CENTER FOR LABOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCHNon-profit$5,000
AMERICAN FAMILY VOICESIssue Advocacy Group$5,000
CITIZENS FOR FISCAL SANITYPolitical Advocacy Group$5,000
FRANKLIN FORUMPolitical Consultant$5,000
NATIONAL BLACK CAUCUS OFNon-profit$5,000
LEADING AUTHORITIES, INC.Speakers Bureau$5,000
DONNA MARSHMember$5,000