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Amazon Was the Top Lobbyist Last Year Above Any Other Public U.S. Company

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Amazon’s influence in Washington is growing rapidly, and it showed in the company’s lobby efforts in 2018. Amazon lobbied more government entities last year than any other U.S. public company. The e-commerce giant tackled everything from healthcare and transportation to labor regulation.

Across 2018, Amazon contacted 40 different federal entities on 21 different general issue areas, Axios reports. The only tech giant to lobby on more issues than Amazon was Google’s Alphabet.

Read more at Fortune.