The list of tardy lobbying interests is out and includes some big names.
Among the groups that hadn't filed their annual reports of lobbying spending: Delta Dental of Minnesota, which spent more than $100,000 on lobbying in recent years, Ticket King of Minnesota Inc, which spent $20,000 in each of the last two years, and TakeAction Minnesota, which spent $20,000 on lobbying in each of the last five years.
Groups had until March 15 to file reports on a timely basis and another week's grace period before their names appeared on the scofflaw list.
Joseph Lally, the Delta Dental vice president of Government Relations & Compliance, said Delta missed the deadline but planned to file on Friday. Lally said Delta spent $150,000 on lobbying last year.