Local NewsLocal Politics Lobbying spending by type of local government Originally published June 14, 2013 at 9:31 am Updated June 19, 2013 at 11:23 am Local governments and related associations have spent about $2.5 million lobbying the state Legislature through April this year. Select a category to see which organizations are included and how much they spent. By Cheryl Phillips Learn About Tableau Cheryl Phillips View Comments No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ. Powered by Livefyre The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times. Next StoryCompare Puget Sound hospital charges and payments Previous StoryNSA leaker Snowden not welcome in U.K.