Annual Lobbying Financial Report Detailed Expenditure Summary
1999-2004
 
  1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Operational Costs $18,967,716 $18,291,515 $19,058,601 $23,519,052 $27,594,201 $25,212,234
  Salary 14,861,242 14,408,517 14,996,629 17,646,417 19,724,547 20,539,160
  Support Personnel 1,779,561 1,772,109 2,025,838 2,164,743 3,154,004 2,345,161
  Membership Fees 823,633 542,048 339,761 459,403 675,736 334,300
  Communication Costs1 1,208,075 1,200,676 1,316,780 2,830,990 3,583,578 1,574,606
  Travel 295,205 368,165 379,593 417,499 456,336 419,006
Benefit Passing2 78,604 101,182 115,442 95,871 83,216 62,931
Total $19,046,320 $18,392,697 $19,174,043 $23,614,923 $27,677,417 $25,275,165

1 Communication costs include: printed materials, postage, telephone, fax, and receptions.

2 Benefit passing includes: meals, entertainment, gifts, and travel and lodging.