To no one’s surprise, lobbying money from health and related industries dwarfs all other sectors. Here’s a quick chart from OpenSecrets.org, which tracks such things. Notice that even defense/aerospace trails pharmaceuticals and health products, insurance, hospitals and nursing homes, health professionals and health services/HMO’s. Strange breakdown, but there you have it.
Summary: Drug companies dug deep into their lobbying piggy banks in President Trump’s first quarter, but they weren’t the only health care companies or trade groups that increased their budgets in Washington. Here’s a list of the top 25 spenders and how much they budgeted for health care lobbying, based on an Axios review of […]