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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Chart of the Day: Google Goes on Lobbying Spending Spree $GOOG $MSFT $HPQ

Chart of the Day: Google Goes on Lobbying Spending Spree $GOOG $MSFT $HPQ

The total amount of money spent on lobbying declined for the second year in a row last year, but major technology companies are still using their cash to influence officials.
In 2012, several of the biggest names known to Americans made the top 10 list of technology lobbying expenditures. According to the Senate Office of Public Records and Statista, Google(NASDAQ:GOOG) came in first with $16.5 million, representing a 70 percent increase over 2011. 

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