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Colorado Sun: A record amount was spent lobbying Colorado’s legislature and state government last year

Nearly $51 million was spent lobbying the Colorado legislature and state government last fiscal year, a record amount even when adjusted for inflation.

That’s according to a Colorado Sun analysis of lobbying data from the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office from July 1, 2022, through June 30.

Sage Therapeutics, a biotech company lobbying on mental health treatments, was No. 2 on list after paying more than $361,000 to four lobbyists to monitor nine bills. COPIC Insurance Co., the state’s medical malpractice insurance provider, was the third top spender, followed by HCA Healthcare, Black Hills Corp. and the Colorado Chamber of Commerce.

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