$167.8 Million Spent on Lobbying in NY

Organizations involved in health care and education spend the most on lobbying in New York State. WXXI Capitol Bureau Correspondent Karen DeWitt explains who's spending big bucks and why.

Here are the top 3 spenders in 2009:

1. 1199/SEIU & GNYHA Healthcare Education Project

2. United Teachers (NYS)

3. Greater NY Hospital Assoc.

Click here for a look at theTop 25 on the list.

Click here for the New York Public Interest Research Group's report.