With May's lobbying numbers in, and Missouri's legislative session completely behind us, we now have a complete picture of Missouri's lobbying system.
With the final tally, legislators took in $731,000 from lobbyists hoping to gain influence. All of this took place in just five months.
As usual, the vast majority of May's lobbyist spending went to groups instead of individual legislators. Lobbyists spent about $70,000 on groups and committees, which don't disclose the recipients.
A few noteworthy gifts in May: