Table 1

Average annual expenditures of Tobacco Institute State Activities Division to state and local lobbyists and special projects, 1991-97

State*Average annual lobbying expenditures (1991-97†)
*Top six tobacco growing states are highlighted in bold lettering.
†Does not include 1993 budget data.
California$364092
New York$344562
Minnesota$215997
Illinois$163782
Pennsylvania$137028
Massachusetts$134055
Texas$127895
Maryland$122578
Washington$119477
Florida$118570
Wisconsin$114344
Ohio$111783
Connecticut$108075
Michigan$104734
Arizona $92087
New Jersey $87909
Hawaii $86576
Colorado $85272
Maine $82550
Missouri $80142
North Carolina $76937
Virginia $76889
Indiana $75695
Louisiana $74135
Utah $73812
Iowa $69369
Georgia $66839
Alabama $60915
Tennessee $59265
Alaska $57502
New Mexico $56622
Oregon $55530
Oklahoma $53631
South Carolina $52763
Montana $51582
South Dakota $47895
Nevada $45234
New Hampshire $44574
West Virginia $43511
Kansas $43358
Rhode Island $42371
Wyoming $40749
Kentucky $40462
Idaho $39328
Vermont $38155
Mississippi $38052
Delaware $36066
Nebraska $33350
Arkansas $31969
North Dakota $31916