Top five Ohio lobbying activities for 2018

In its 2018 Lobbying Statistics Report, the Joint Legislative Ethics Committee (JLEC) and the Office of the Legislative Inspector General uncover trends in how Ohio lobbyists spent their time throughout the year. Specifically, these five topics garnished the most attention from lobbyists, according to the report:

5. H.B. 114 – Overhaul of Ohio’s energy standards (116 instances)

4. S.B. 266 – Capital budget (141 instances)

3. H.B. 49 – Biennial budget (151 instances)

2. S.B. 293 – 30% rate cut proposal across state agencies (152 instances)

1. H.B. 529 – Capital budget (256 instances)  

The report also provides additional details regarding the more than 3,300 lobbyists and employers registered in Ohio, as well as data regarding specific expenditures. 

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