Wisconsin teachers' union is number one in lobbying, spent twice as much as runner-up 

Guess who spends the most money lobbying in Madison? Hint: It isn't Koch Industries.

1.Wisconsin Education Association, 7,239 hours, $1,511,272

2.Wisconsin Insurance Alliance, 1,427 hours, $777,430

3.Forest County Potawatomi Community, 1,492 hours, $756,512

4.Altria Client Services Inc., 1,321 hours, $755,733

5.Wisconsin Hospital Association, 5,126, $605,033

6.Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association, 1,379, $560,544

7.Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce, 4,967 hours, $508,023

8.RAI Services Company (formerly Reynolds American Inc.), 186 hours, $466,253

9.Wisconsin Independent Businesses Inc., 7,939 hours, $458,414

10.Wisconsin Energy Corporation, 1,547 hours, $387,222.

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