Lobbying firms received an estimated $164.4 million for their work in the Legislature in 2022, a major increase from the two previous years, according to a new state report on lobbyist compensation.
Firms collected an estimated $153.6 million for legislative lobbying in 2021 and $139.2 million in 2020, reports show.
Firms faced a Tuesday deadline for filing reports showing compensation for the final three months of 2022.
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The numbers are estimates, because firms mostly report compensation in ranges.
During the fourth quarter of 2022, firms collected about $40.7 million, according to a compilation posted on the state lobbyist registration website.
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