The provision of monetary resources including money or capital and credit; obtaining or furnishing money or capital for a purchase or enterprise and the funds so obtained. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed.)
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
A plant genus of the family SOLANACEAE. Members contain NICOTINE and other biologically active chemicals; its dried leaves are used for SMOKING.
The attitude of a significant portion of a population toward any given proposition, based upon a measurable amount of factual evidence, and involving some degree of reflection, analysis, and reasoning.
The aggregate business enterprise of agriculture, manufacture, and distribution related to tobacco and tobacco-derived products.
Societies whose membership is limited to pharmacists.
The decision process by which individuals, groups or institutions establish policies pertaining to plans, programs or procedures.
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Activities performed by humans.
A species of POLYOMAVIRUS, originally isolated from the brain of a patient with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. The patient's initials J.C. gave the virus its name. Infection is not accompanied by any apparent illness but serious demyelinating disease can appear later, probably following reactivation of latent virus.
The bestowing of tangible or intangible benefits, voluntarily and usually without expectation of anything in return. However, gift giving may be motivated by feelings of ALTRUISM or gratitude, by a sense of obligation, or by the hope of receiving something in return.
Selection of a type of occupation or profession.
In horses, cattle, and other quadrupeds, the joint between the femur and the tibia, corresponding to the human knee.
Artificial device such as an externally-worn camera attached to a stimulator on the RETINA, OPTIC NERVE, or VISUAL CORTEX, intended to restore or amplify vision.
Innovation and improvement of the health care system by reappraisal, amendment of services, and removal of faults and abuses in providing and distributing health services to patients. It includes a re-alignment of health services and health insurance to maximum demographic elements (the unemployed, indigent, uninsured, elderly, inner cities, rural areas) with reference to coverage, hospitalization, pricing and cost containment, insurers' and employers' costs, pre-existing medical conditions, prescribed drugs, equipment, and services.
A process whereby representatives of a particular interest group attempt to influence governmental decision makers to accept the policy desires of the lobbying organization.
An abnormal protein with unusual thermosolubility characteristics that is found in the urine of patients with MULTIPLE MYELOMA.
Conferences, conventions or formal meetings usually attended by delegates representing a special field of interest.

Lobbying and advocacy for the public's health: what are the limits for nonprofit organizations? (1/97)

Nonprofit organizations play an important role in advocating for the public's health in the United States. This article describes the rules under US law for lobbying by nonprofit organizations. The 2 most common kinds of non-profits working to improve the public's health are "public charities" and "social welfare organizations." Although social welfare organizations may engage in relatively unlimited lobbying, public charities may not engage in "substantial" lobbying. Lobbying is divided into 2 main categories. Direct lobbying refers to communications with law-makers that take a position on specific legislation, and grassroots lobbying includes attempts to persuade members of the general public to take action regarding legislation. Even public charities may engage in some direct lobbying and a smaller amount of grassroots lobbying. Much public health advocacy, however, is not lobbying, since there are several important exceptions to the lobbying rules. These exceptions include "non-partisan analysis, study, or research" and discussions of broad social problems. Lobbying with federal or earmarked foundation funds is generally prohibited.  (+info)

Exploring the scope for advocacy by paediatricians. (2/97)

AIMS: To ascertain the type and extent of problems requiring advocacy in paediatrics. To develop an approach for analysing problems according to their root causes and the level of society at which advocacy is needed. METHODS: Nine paediatricians kept detailed clinical diaries for two weeks to identify problems. Classifications were developed to categorise problems by cause and the level of society at which they needed to be addressed. The press was surveyed for one week for childhood issues attracting media attention. RESULTS: 60 problems requiring advocacy were identified. Root causes included failures within agencies, between agencies, and inadequate provision. In addition to advocacy required individually, "political" action was needed at the community level (16 issues), city level (16 issues), and nationally (15 issues). 103 articles were found in the press, these did not relate closely to issues identified by clinicians. CONCLUSIONS: Many opportunities for advocacy arise in the course of daily work. A systematic way of analysing them has been developed for use in planning action. To optimise the health and health care of children, there is a need to train and support paediatricians in advocacy work for local as well as national issues. Ten issues were identified that might be prioritised by paediatricians working on an agenda for action.  (+info)

Public health advocacy: process and product. (3/97)

OBJECTIVES: In this article the author describes public health advocacy and proposes a conceptual framework for understanding how it works. METHODS: The proposed framework incorporates the image of an assembly line. The public health advocacy assembly line produces changes in societal resource allocation that are necessary for optimizing public health. The framework involves 3 main stages: information, strategy, and action. These stages are conceptually sequential but, in practice, simultaneous. The work at each stage is continually adjusted according to circumstances at the other stages. RESULTS: The framework has practical implications; for example, public health advocacy teams need members with complementary skills in distinct roles. Potential applications are illustrated via two public health advocacy efforts. CONCLUSIONS: The framework may be useful in assessing staffing and funding needs for public health advocacy endeavors, explaining common problems in these endeavors and suggesting solutions, and guiding decisions concerning effort allocation. Application of the framework to a variety of public health advocacy endeavors will clarify its strengths and weaknesses.  (+info)

Baby food industry lobbies WHO on breast feeding advice.(4/97)

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The power of survivor advocacy: making car trunks escapable. (5/97)

Survivor advocates are powerful workers for injury prevention. Some of the major prevention successes have been due in large part to their efforts. This case history examines the four year campaign to prevent entrapment in car trunks (or boot) through the routine installation of interior trunk releases. It traces how a life altering event began a cluster of activities leading to product redesign and regulation to prevent injury. The following elements were key: data and the lack thereof, identification of possible solutions, newsworthy tragedies and media advocacy, politics and sympathetic lawmakers, an agency with regulatory authority, manufacturers, and trade associations. Survivors can assist the injury field because the personal and the professional complement each other in advocacy. Public health professionals can assist survivor advocates by sharing research, data and organizational skills, and by helping to secure grants.  (+info)

Lessons learned from the tobacco industry's efforts to prevent the passage of a workplace smoking regulation. (6/97)

OBJECTIVES: This study assessed the implementation of tobacco industry strategies to prevent a workplace smoking regulation. METHODS: Tobacco industry internal documents were identified; hearing transcripts for the affiliations, arguments, and positions regarding the regulation of testifiers were coded; and media coverage was analyzed. RESULTS: Tobacco industry strategies sought to increase business participation and economic discussions at public hearings and to promote unfavorable media coverage of the regulation. The percentage of business representatives opposing the regulation grew from 18% (5 to 28) to 57% (13 of 23) between the hearings. Economic arguments opposing the regulation rose from 25% (7 of 28) to 70% (16 of 23). Press coverage was neutral and did not increase during the period of the regulatory hearings. CONCLUSIONS: The tobacco industry was successful in implementing 2 of its 3 strategies but was not able to prevent passage of the comprehensive workplace regulation.  (+info)

Tobacco industry allegations of "illegal lobbying" and state tobacco control. (7/97)

OBJECTIVES: This study assessed the perceived effect of tobacco industry allegations of "illegal lobbying" by public health professionals on policy interventions for tobacco control. METHODS: Structured interviews were conducted with state health department project managers in all 17 National Cancer Institute-funded American Stop Smoking Intervention Study (ASSIST) states. Documentation and media records related to ASSIST from the National Cancer Institute, health advocates, and the tobacco industry were analyzed. RESULTS: The tobacco industry filed formal complaints of illegal lobbying activities against 4 ASSIST states. These complaints had a temporary chilling effect on tobacco control policy interventions in those states. ASSIST states not targeted by the tobacco industry developed an increased awareness of the industry's tactics and worked to prepare for such allegations to minimize disruption of their activities. Some self-reported self-censorship in policy activity occurred in 11 of the 17 states (65%). CONCLUSIONS: Public health professionals need to educate themselves and the public about the laws that regulate lobbying activities and develop their strategies, including their policy activities, accordingly.  (+info)

The new battleground: California's experience with smoke-free bars. (8/97)

OBJECTIVES: This study examined the tobacco industry's tactics in the political, grassroots, and media arenas in attempting to subvert California's smoke-free bar law, and the efforts of health advocates to uphold and promote the law by using the same 3 channels. METHODS: Interviews with key informants involved in the development and implementation of the smoke-free bar law were conducted. Information was gathered from bill analyses, internal memoranda, tobacco industry documents, media articles, and press releases. RESULTS: The tobacco industry worked both inside the legislature and through a public relations campaign to attempt to delay implementation of the law and to encourage noncompliance once the law was in effect. Health groups were able to uphold the law by framing the law as a health and worker safety issue. The health groups were less successful in pressing the state to implement the law. CONCLUSIONS: It is possible to enact and defend smoke-free bar laws, but doing so requires a substantial and sustained commitment by health advocates. The tobacco industry will fight this latest generation of clean indoor air laws even more aggressively than general workplace laws.  (+info)

Most people dont know it, but cigarettes sold in some states are now more dangerous than ones sold in other states. Deaths and damage from cigarette-caused fires have motivated New York, Vermont, California and other states to enact laws in recent years requiring that only fire-safe cigarettes [3] be sold in their states. Fire-safe cigarettes are made to go out when left burning unattended, unlike standard cigarettes that keep burning even when not being smoked. Manufacturers add burn accelerants like sodium citrate [4] to cigarette paper to keep them lit when left in an ashtray, posing an increased fire hazard. A horrific cigarette-caused house fire that burned eight people to death in Baltimore, Maryland earlier this year has spurred calls by Baltimore public officials for a citywide fire-safe cigarette law. Interestingly, Maryland already has a fire-safe cigarette law, but it doesnt go into effect until July 1, 2008 -- too long to wait given the danger, according to Baltimore officials. In ...
A Massachusetts law requiring that only fire-safe cigarettes be sold in the state reduced the number of residential fires there, a new study shows. Researchers
As the 50th anniversary of Rachel Carsons Silent Spring approaches, the purveyors of Monsanto & Cos falsehoods are out in full force. The American Council on Science and Health (ACSH) - a front group for the pesticide industry - held a briefing last week, announcing a new report extolling the virtues of pesticides to federal legislators. If this is where our decisionmakers are getting their information, were in trouble.
At a news conference at a Staples store in Columbia, S.C., Mitt Romney got into an argument with an Associated Press reporter over his ties to lobbyists. I dont have lobbyists running my campaign, said Romney. AP reporter Glen Johnson challenged the statement and noted that one of Romneys top advisers is Ron Kaufman, a prominent Washington lobbyist. But Romney insisted that neither Kaufman nor any other lobbyists were running his campaign because they were not paid for their work. Ron is a wonderful friend and adviser. Hes not paid. Hes an adviser, like many others. But I do not ...
Lobbyists already chafing under the Obama administrations lobbying restrictions and congressional ethics rules could soon have a brand new headache: a nascent grass-roots movement thats placed reining in lobbyists at its center.. Spearheaded by a coalition of campaign finance experts and activists called Represent.Us, the campaign is working to build grass-roots support for a measure that would drastically limit lobbyist fundraising, among other provisions. Dubbed the American Anti-Corruption Act, the plan would also curb unrestricted super PACs and make it harder for such groups to coordinate with candidates.. Its the boldest package of reform that weve seen maybe in a century that would change how Washington would work, said Lawrence Lessig, a professor at Harvard Law School and founder of the anti-corruption group Rootstrikers. Lessig and other Represent.Us organizers say their goal is to build public pressure outside the Beltway before taking their plan to Capitol Hill.. The view is ...
Food Processing magazine is the market leading publication for the UK food and beverage engineering industry. Covering all aspects of automation, Food Processing provides news, analysis and information for the whole supply chain.
Lobbyists.info is a database of 22,000 federal lobbyists, lobbying firms, organizations they lobby for plus members of Congress and Congressional staffers. Listings include contact information, legislatives issues and more.
Lobbyists.info is a database of 22,000 federal lobbyists, lobbying firms, organizations they lobby for plus members of Congress and Congressional staffers. Listings include contact information, legislatives issues and more.
There are many people trying to influence the debate on overhauling health care. Washington lobbyists are pushing the interests of health insurance companies, drug companies, hospitals and many more. Lobbyist Paul Lee, a founder of Strategic Health Care, talks with Ari Shapiro about the debate over changing the health care system.
Obama: Well, the fact is I dont take PAC money and I dont take lobbyists money. And the bundlers previously, Obamas policy is an ethical tightrope.. The senators official policy specifically states that the Obama campaign does not accept donations or fundraising help from federal lobbyists or PACs, according to a campaign spokesperson. Obama, however, is sticking to a strict interpretation of his ban on lobbyist contributions. His campaign does take money from spouses of lobbyists, partners in lobbying firms who do not themselves lobby, ex-lobbyists and state lobbyists, according to numerous news reports.. Robert Wolf, COO of the Switzerland-based UBS Investment Bank and chairman of its Americas division, has raised money for Obama and encouraged his employees to make contributions, which they did, to the tune of $194,930 as of July 15. Those contributions dont violate the letter of Obamas pledge, even though UBS, like most large corporations, has lobbyists in Washington. Obama ...
Hormones and antibiotics in food wont harm you and MSG enhances the taste of food. These are some of the confusing and misleading messages that consumers are inundated with every day under the guise of factual evidence peddled by alleged...
ACRE Meeting: Welcome to Anger Village. Yesterday, I attended the charter meeting of ACRE (Association of Clinical Researchers and Educators) in Boston. The title of the conference was Optimizing Value to Patient Care of Industry-Physician Collaboration, and the schedule called for 23 speakers over a 6 hour period, all in a hot amphitheater crowded with pharmaceutical reps, doctors, reporters, and miscellaneous others.. Obviously, I arrived with a skeptics attitude. After all, I had already parodied the organization with this mock blog renaming ACRE Academics Craving Reimbursement for Everything. I was not alone in my difficulty taking the organization seriously. On the pharma gossip website, there was an even more vicious parody, in which the organization is renamed Forum for University Corporate Kickbacks in Education as Determined by University Professors, yielded a more colorful acronym which you can work out on your own.. Why is ACRE so very ripe for satire? Because it consists of rich ...
|p|In 2013, the Community Connections resident grants program in Detroit conducted a collaborative inquiry into the topic of smart collaboration among grassroots groups and others working for youth development and community improvement. The inquiry probed the experience and perspectives of 13 Community Connections grantee groups known for effective and strategic collaboration. Leaders of these groups were interviewed and engaged in reflective circle conversations, and project reports and other documents from these groups were reviewed. The inquiry team included four current or former members of the Community Connections Changemakers leadership panel plus three consultants. It was guided by Touchstone Center for Collaborative Inquiry, the programs learning and evaluation partner.1 Learnings from this inquiry are intended primarily for grassroots leaders who want to become more effective collaborators. They also may be useful to larger organizations that want to collaborate with grassroots organizations,
WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 - With one major arms reduc-tion treaty near-ly to the enforce-ment stage, more work lies ahead to advance the nations nuclear secu-ri-ty, a senior State Depart-ment offi-cial said yes-ter-day. Rose Gote-moeller, the State Departments assis-tant sec-re-tary for the Bureau of Arms Con-trol, Ver-i-fi-ca-tion and Com-pli-ance, spoke about that work at the Nation-al Acad-e-my of Sci-ences and U.S. Insti-tute of Peace Sym-po-sium.. The Sen-ate rat-i-fied the New Strate-gic Arms Reduc-tion Treaty on Dec. 20, and the treaty will be in force after the Russ-ian Duma and Fed-er-a-tion Coun-cil approve the treaty and the two nations for-mal-ly exchange instru-ments of rat-i-fi-ca-tion.. New START is the most sig-nif-i-cant nuclear arms con-trol agree-ment in near-ly two decades, Gote-moeller said.. The treaty lim-its the num-ber of strate-gic nuclear weapons and launch-ers that the Unit-ed States and Rus-sia can deploy, she said, while main-tain-ing the effec-tive-ness of the ...
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Lobbyist Don Beason was under fire Wednesday, a day after he was identified as the person who gave former House Speaker Jim Black $500,000 seven years ago.
Hamilton councillors are promising to move ahead with a registry that would see them publicly disclose every time they meet with lobbyists.
Conard-Pyle has pledged $10,000 to the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) to match new member dues. Our industry s top issues can only be addressed by working together, says Steve Hutton, president and CEO of Star Roses and Plants/Conard-Pyle. We want to support both ANLA s work on pest and disease issues and recognize firms willing to make a commitment to their customers, suppliers and peers in horticulture. Known for new plant introductions like the Knockout Rose, Conard-Pyle has long supported ANLA and its national legislative and regulatory advocacy programs. For more information on these industry efforts, visit www.anla.org.. ...
Article: PDA Grassroots to Sponsor Camp Democracy - PDA will host a day devoted to organizing the progressive agenda on September 6. This day will include several progressive leaders including members of Congress, PDA Board members and activists. Please become a grassroots sponsor of this historic event by supporting PDA.
The Impact of Grassroots Sustainability Innovations in Sport: Opportunities and Cases From Italy: 10.4018/978-1-5225-3500-3.ch004: The chapter aims to describe specific cases from the Italian context to introduce the role of grassroots sport organizations and their innovative practices
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Government and industry efforts since 2003 to phase out chemicals used to make nonstick coatings, such as Teflon, have prevented more than 118,000 low-weight births and related brain damage in the United States. This is the main finding of a new report-based on analysis of new mothers blood samples ...
Government and industry efforts since 2003 to phase out chemicals used to make nonstick coatings, such as Teflon, have prevented more than 118,000 low-weight births and related brain damage in the United States. This is the main finding of a new report-based on analysis of new mothers blood samples ...
A discussion with Dr. Christopher Metzger on the available data, reimbursement, and industry efforts surrounding this procedure.
Numerous studies have linked exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) in plastic, receipt paper, toys and other products with various health problems, from poor growth to cancer. Some studies in very young animals exposed to BPA have raised safety concerns about its use in infant bottles and training cups, and FDA has been supporting industry efforts…
Weve talked before about indoor and pedestrian navigation and the challenges they pose. As part of the ongoing industry effort to crack that nut, Movea recently announced a demonstration of their indoor navigation skills in France and South Korea. I was trying to parse their announcement carefully to catch the nuances of what they were claiming.. First of all, they claim that this is a first, but I think the key qualifier is that this is the first time their capability has been proven in a manner optimized for cellphones.. Second, at times it sounds like this was strictly a dead-reckoning solution, at times not. To be clear, this was a dead-reckoning-plus-map-matching (data fusion) solution. Specifically missing was the use of WiFi or other signals to be used as beacons. It was sensors and maps only.. Third, they mentioned collaboration with SCNF in France (the local rail operator) and a subsidiary of SK Telecom in South Korea. The latter in particular made me wonder whether this solution ...
A Canadian court today denied the recording industrys effort to force Canadian ISPs to disclose the names of 29 alleged file sharers. This alone is news enough (and thanks are due to CIPPIC and Electronic Frontier Canada for their efforts in the proceeding). But the court went on to say quite a...
Legislator proposes bill to lower in-state tuition. Moral Monday calls it racist. Legislator receives death threats. Bill drops Historically Black Colleges off the bill. This is the Left in NC.
Business process optimization is more than just implementing technology: Its about improving business process and operational efficiencies, as well as meeting dynamic customer requirements. Digital business practice managers can use this research to perfect their vertical industry strategies.
Last month I learned that the San Pedro BID was paying Edward Henning $20,000 to handle their BID renewal process. This discovery was independently interesting, but also important for my ongoing research project of learning everything possible about BID consultancy with the ultimate goal of shopping as many BID consultants to the City Ethics Commission as possible, mostly for violations of LAMC §48.07, which requires that [a]n individual who qualifies as a lobbyist shall register with the City Ethics Commission within 10 days after the end of the calendar month in which the individual qualifies as a lobbyist. In this clause, someone qualifies as a lobbyist when they, according to LAMC §48.02 are compensated to spend 30 or more hours in any consecutive three-month period engaged in lobbying activities.1 Note that today Im mostly skipping the argument that BID consultancy qualifies as lobbying activities, but you can read about it in excruciating detail here. Part of the evidence that I ...
States party to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) are currently gathered in New York for their five-yearly Review Conference. Their task is to review the Treatys health and to agree, by consensus, ways to improve implementation of the various provisions outlined in the document. Despite being the most widely subscribed to arms control treaty in history, the NPT is mired in controversy.
Film sponsored by the Tobacco Institute showing the role of tobacco cultivation in the United States, both historically and in the present.
Emails from Fashion District BID about Skid Row Neighborhood Council - This is clearly the most important item I have to announce today so Im putting it first. If youre interested at all in how the Downtown zillionaire elite crushed the SRNC formation effort youll want to read this stuff. There is what appears to be new evidence about the identities of the people behind the infamous United Downtown LA front group that hired Rocky Delgadillo to write a demand letter to City Council over the SRNC, although theres still no smoking gun. I will be writing more about this material, but it may take a few days, and I wanted to get it before you as quickly as possible ...
Obamas grassroots supporters voted for jobs and social services, not for the budget cuts that Congress is demanding. Now theyre working to make sure that message is not forgotten.
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I never gave any thought to privilege in such settings, regardless of the side of the desk I was on. As a staff guy, anything I might have said to a lobbyist, in nearly every setting, I had to conclude would be repeated or used in some fashion, or was fair game to be made public. That instilled its own discipline. As a lobbyist, it would never occur to me that something told to me by a staff person enjoyed any protection other than if he or she admonished me not to say anything. Everyone knows we get paid to share information. To extend the Speech and Debate Clause protection to these relationships appears to me, also, to be a real stretch. Are we to protect bar-stool conversations because they happen to be partially about legislation, or a hearing? What this case points up is the need for heightened ethical awareness regarding what information is appropriate to convey and when. With instant communications should come increased focus. When commercial interests are affected, as they so often are, ...
Mapping the router topology is an important component of Internet measurement. Alias resolution, the process of mapping IP addresses to routers, is critical to accurate Internet mapping. Ally, a popular alias resolution tool, was developed to resolve aliases in individual ISPs, but its probabilistic accuracy and need to send O(n2) probes to infer aliases among n IP addresses make it unappealing for large-scale Internet mapping. In this paper, we present RadarGun, a tool that uses IP identifier velocity modeling to improve the accuracy and scalability of the Ally-based resolution technique. We provide analytical bounds on Allys accuracy and validate our predicted aliases against Ally. Additionally, we show that velocity modeling requires only O(n) probes and thus scales to Internet-sized mapping efforts.. ...
The California legislature adjourned its 2015 regular session early on Saturday, Sept. 12. It is now up to Gov. Brown to sign or veto the last of the legislatures 2015 work product. He has until...
The NY Times talked to a bunch of Congressional offices about this, and they all seem to admit freely that the language came from Genentech lobbyists, and they incorporated it directly (sometimes with a few minor changes) into the remarks that get put into the Congressional record. This isnt the fault of Genentech or its lobbyists -- who, of course, are going to push for such things. The really damning part is that all of these Congressional reps dont seem to think theres any problem at all with simply taking text directly from a company and putting it into their own remarks as if they agree on the concept, when they dont even seem to understand what theyre saying half of the time. Often these sorts of Congressional remarks are later used to show Congress intent in doing certain things. But, perhaps they should just start being upfront and honest about the fact that these remarks are the industrys intent and simply signing them with the companies that actually wrote the language (or ...
Senior legislator Chen Zhu on Monday urged education authorities to improve teachers income to ensure sound development of the teaching sector.
OLYMPIA -- With protesters outside on the Capitol steps and more expected later today, the Legislature started its special session shortly after noon with limited pomp and circumstance. The Legislature is generally without its army of teen-aged pages for this emergency budget session. The pages...
Ally business Finance provides senior secured finance to personal equity-owned, U.S.-based center marketplace businesses. Structuring each opportunity that is individual a large standard of design, which is the reason why these 3 principles drive our method - every single day, every package.. Included in Ally Financial, we now have accessibility steady resources that enable us to create unique lending structures. Our clients rely on our core groups knowledge, security and reputation to deliver a constant hand through all phases of every deal.. ...
Information pertaining to the Iowa Legislature as well as the Executive and Judicial branch in as much as they relate to the legislative branch
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Many students graduating with a degree in public relations either enter the profession by working at a PR agency or in other companies requiring public relations expertise. Writing and the creation of promotional material is the foundation of most positions in public relations along with strategic planning and communication, relationship building, and decision making for the organization.. Public relations professionals engage in activities such as:. ...
Heat-not-burn tobacco products include electric devices that heat modified cigarettes to produce an aerosol for inhalation without causing combustion.1-3 In line with recent tobacco industry effort to diversify their product portfolio,4 various new heat-not-burn devices have been introduced since 2014 in selected markets such as the UK, Italy and Japan-including Philip Morris International (PMI)s IQOS i.1 5 Industry analysts predict that heat-not-burn products will absorb 30% of the US regular cigarette market by 2025.2 This manuscript describes PMIs marketing of IQOS in South Korea based on news monitoring and direct observation by the author during two visits to the flagship stores in Seoul (June 2017) and the purchase of an IQOS device from one store. While currently available in selected markets only, the tobacco industry is expanding the reach of heat-not-burn tobacco products: PMI submitted a Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) application to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in ...
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The community ability s to access these documents is critical. These documents can provide a powerful resource to tobacco control advocates engaged in community awareness and education, policy initiatives, and prevention and cessation efforts. From our own use of the tobacco industry documents, we have found the messages within the documents to be insightful, alarming, and even empowering. We expect that they will have a similar impact on the communities who are able to access them through our online library ...
The California Center for Public Health Advocacy (CCPHA) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that raises awareness about public health issues and mobilizes communities to promote the establishm
In 1981 an influential Japanese study showed an association between passive smoking and lung cancer. This article documents the tobacco industrys attempts to refute this study by producing a credible alternative study. In 1981 Japanese investigator Takeshi Hirayama published a cohort study examining the association of passive smoking and lung cancer among non-smoking wives of smokers in Japan.1 The study concluded that wives of heavy smokers had up to twice the risk of developing lung cancer as wives of non-smokers and that the risk was dose related. The Hirayama study was influential because it launched an extraordinary amount of critical debate 2 3 and has been one of the most frequently cited studies in regulatory proceedings, 4 5 risk assessments,6 and the media.7. The tobacco industry has used a variety of tactics to maintain scientific debate about whether secondhand smoke has any harmful effects. 5 6 8-14 We identify and analyse internal tobacco industry documents that describe the ...
This site provides an introduction to global tobacco control. Presents the health and economic burden of tobacco use worldwide and highlights practical approaches to tobacco prevention, control, surveillance, and evaluation. Examines transnational tobacco control issues, including the following: the interpretation and packaging of epidemiologic evidence for policy makers, the determinants of tobacco addiction, the economics of global tobacco control, tobacco industry strategies, legal foundations for regulation, and basic surveillance and evaluation methods using lectures, case-studies, and discussion ...
Islamabad: Tobacco control advocates on Thursday appreciated the government for not succumbing to the pressure from tobacco industry and retaining the two tier structure for tobacco taxation in the...
KIM BROWN: Welcome to The Real News Network in Baltimore. Im Kim Brown. One of Donald Trumps campaign promises is that he would drain the swamp of Washington D.C. politicians and corruption, and what many have called the revolving door from political office to corporate lobbyist. So, here is Donald Trump on the topic in his joint address to Congress a couple weeks back. DONALD TRUMP: We have begun to drain the swamp of government corruption by imposing a five-year ban on lobbying by Executive Branch officials, and a lifetime ban… and a lifetime ban, on becoming lobbyists for a foreign government. KIM BROWN: In January, Trump signed an Executive Order: The Ethics Commitments by Executive Branch Appointees that ostensibly bans politicians from becoming corporate lobbyists for five years - but what about lobbyists being hired to hold government positions? And with us to discuss this, were joined by Steve Horn. He is a research fellow for The Smog Blog. He is an investigative reporter whose ...
In the introduction to its Front Groups and Allies section, ANR explains that: It has been a common practice of Big Tobacco to use third parties or to create front groups to be out in front fighting smokefree policies, while the industry remains behind the scenes, protecting its public image. ...Since 1994, Philip Morris and other tobacco companies have partnered with national and state restaurant associations, licensed beverage associations, and gambling associations as key third parties to publicly oppose smokefree ordinances. ... Advocates should shine the light on these associations and connections to the tobacco industry. See our factsheet on how to follow the money to find industry connections in your community. There isnt always a smoking gun linking the tobacco industry to these groups, either due to lax local campaign finance laws, or money getting funneled through third parties. Often we dont find out until years later that the tobacco industry was funding opposition ...
Advocating for the profession through public relations One of the ways NATA strives to increase public awareness of the athletic training profession is through public relations efforts.
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The Center for Media and Democracy publishes SourceWatch to track corporations. We provide well-documented information about corporate public relations (PR) campaigns, including corporate front groups, people who front corporate campaigns, and PR operations. Please visit SourceWatchs sister websites EXPOSEDbyCMD, to find our investigations and original documents we release, PRWatch, to read our original reporting, and ALECexposed, to see our award-winning investigation of a corporate front group where corporate lobbyists actually vote as equals with elected legislators on model legislation to change our rights. Also, please check out the in-depth research from around the world by our partner projects within SourceWatch: Coal Swarm, and FrackSwarm. ...
The Center for Media and Democracy publishes SourceWatch to track corporations. We provide well-documented information about corporate public relations (PR) campaigns, including corporate front groups, people who front corporate campaigns, and PR operations. Please visit SourceWatchs sister websites EXPOSEDbyCMD, to find our investigations and original documents we release, PRWatch, to read our original reporting, and ALECexposed, to see our award-winning investigation of a corporate front group where corporate lobbyists actually vote as equals with elected legislators on model legislation to change our rights. Also, please check out the in-depth research from around the world by our partner projects within SourceWatch: Coal Swarm, and FrackSwarm. ...
When companies seek clever ways to leverage hot topics and gain some positive public relations in the process, it helps to vet the idea for relevance and the execution for tone. While Bisquicks product may be yummy, its #PancakesvsWaffles Twitter hashtag campaign lacked taste - and good judgment - all the way around.. The obvious reason was timing. It was a week that saw a nominee boast about groping women in the most vulgar terms, and the news media ate it up.. The link to the election was also questionable. Even if 2016 werent unprecedented for its family-unfriendly content, its not a logical association. PR pundits should ask themselves if its really intuitive to put pancakes and waffles alongside a political debate, especially in real time. Are breakfast foods a natural link to politics in your mind? No, theyre not. And the public didnt bite.. Almost immediately, Twitter was flooded with pleas to stop the blatant marketing tie-in and begged the question - do you want your wholesome ...
AN Edinburgh-based company plus the tourist authority, VisitScotland, were among the big winners at an awards ceremony celebrating the best of the Scottish public relations industry.. With wins in four categories, VisitScotland was chosen the Outstanding in-house public relations team, while, with three gold medals to its name, Stripe Communications was conferred the equally prestigious top title of Outstanding public relations consultancy.. The awards ceremony took place in Glasgow last night and were organised by the Scottish group of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.. And also sharing the spotlight was Falkirk Council, which was was named Public sector team of the year and also the winner of the Best use of photography or design and Internal communications categories.. Attending the awards were the immediate past president of the CIPR, Elizabeth Lewis-Jones, and the chair of CIPR Scotland, Debbie Byers, an associate director of Glasgow PR agency, 3×1.. As well as the ...
What is public relations is a question were asked all the time because what we do is not tangible. The industry has a perception issue. Its up to us to fix it
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This article explores issues associated with organisational governance in the context of stakeholder engagement. It argues that both public relations (PR) research and practice have yet to address systematically the challenges inherent in this area, particularly how organisations exert power over stakeholders. Prompted by a consideration of the situational theory of power put forward by the sociologist Steven Lukes, it introduces the concept of passive aggression to PR practice. This is cited as an example of a wider phenomenon, which the author calls dark dialogue. The insights generated by these perspectives are used to highlight how theoretical approaches in the PR field that seek to understand and promote the role of dialogue in organisational-stakeholder relations face an empirical challenge. This insight is then used to highlight the limitations of what has been traditionally termed as social auditing. It is suggested that PR and social auditing practice share the same blind spots when it ...
Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuus millions of monthly readers. Title: CLDCs Projects, Author: Black Sheep Public Relations, Name: CLDCs Projects, Length: 15 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2010-07-12
New Media, New Influencers and Implications for Public Relations A Research Study by the Society for New Communications Re…
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This innovative study considers one of the most important art and design movements of the 20th century, the Bauhaus, in conjunction with current research in public relations and organizational communication, elaborating on the mechanisms of internal and…
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Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 -- Axia Public Relations named Stacey DiNuzzo as a vice president. DiNuzzo comes to Axia after four years in public
Elected officials (e.g., legislators) are an important but understudied population in dissemination research. Audience segmentation is essential in developing dissemination strategies that are tailored for legislators with different characteristics, but sophisticated audience segmentation analyses have not been conducted with this population. An empirical clustering audience segmentation study was conducted to (1) identify behavioral health (i.e., mental health and substance abuse) audience segments among US state legislators, (2) identify legislator characteristics that are predictive of segment membership, and (3) determine whether segment membership is predictive of support for state behavioral health parity laws. Latent class analysis (LCA) was used. Data were from a multi-modal (post-mail, e-mail, telephone) survey of state legislators fielded in 2017 (N = 475). Nine variables were included in the LCA (e.g., perceptions of behavioral health treatment effectiveness, mental illness stigma). Binary
Tobacco control advocates worldwide will recognise a particular scenario from the bad old days. After trying for months to meet the health minister to discuss tobacco control policy, using every available contact, perhaps marshalling a top level team of the great and the good from your countrys medical profession, eventually, after false starts and postponements, you get a meeting, to find that the minister has been called away. You have been palmed off with an official, and a not very senior one, for an inconclusive meeting that advances your cause not one iota.. Then you find that tobacco industry executives had waltzed into the ministers office weeks ago, soon after demanding a meeting, or even had a working lunch with the minister and senior officials. They got a preview of forthcoming policy, the better to plan its circumvention; and you later find that other such meetings had taken place, with tobacco companies actually helping to shape the policy into what they, backed by their friend ...
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In the coming decades, the outlook for refining will depend on five key drivers:. Adopting Digital Tools and Capabilities. The use of digital in the oil refining sector will be integral in achieving cost reductions, increased safety, and faster optimization. Applications include AI for production process optimization, as well as materials management automation and digital asset management. For instance, companies can improve asset reliability through advanced maintenance management, using big data and machine-learning algorithms to optimize maintenance cycles and predict critical equipment failures.. Digital twin technology-in which a virtual replica is created and constantly updated-will also serve as a key strategic tool in supporting and creating efficiency in all three phases of life-cycle management: the planning phase, to estimate budgets and plan projects; the project development phase, moving from concept to construction; and the operations phase, when owners and operators have a final ...
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The use of consultants, who fail to declare their associations with the tobacco industry, to publish purchased critiques of scientific research appears to remain one of the key strategic approaches of the Tobacco Industry said Dr Peter Boyle, Director of the IARC. Strategically coordinated attacks by hired guns, hiding behind undisclosed paid associations with industry, on the personal research of independent scientists by such means is at best unethical and at worst cowardly.. Mutations in p53 tumour suppressor gene have been reported in 60% of lung tumours. Work published from 1996 onwards, based to a large extent on IARCs p53 Database ...
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Complete article first appeared in Spring 2015 SOM Management Magazine. Public relations has long been viewed as a necessary and important function within organizations, but PR practitioners have less frequently been seen as invaluable strategic partners. They not only help carry out tactical public relations functions, but also act as key players in setting and meeting the strategic business goals and objectives of their organizations. Today more than ever, PR professionals have an easier ability to measure targeted publics attitudes, values, and beliefs, as well as their online behaviors, through the multitude of web analytic tools available to the organizations. It is important to embrace metrics to maximize the strategic role of the public relations professional. This article discusses the importance of PR professionals and their role in business strategy.. Read complete article from Spring 2015 Simmons SOM Management Magazine. ...
M, 11:30 AM-2:00 PM, 800 E. 3rd St. room 272 Meets with AAAD-A 590 Open to Graduates Only! Instructor: C. Calloway-Thomas E-Mail: [email protected] Office: 800 E. 3rd St. room 249 Phone: 855-0524 Jeff Faux opens his book, The Global Class War, with a dazzling story that tells us a great deal about the compelling power of elites worldwide. In 1993, Jeff had a lively conversation with a corporate lobbyist in the corridors of the U. S. Capitol who was trying her best to make him see the virtues of the proposed North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that her company was supporting. After some exasperation over her failure to make Jeff understand the weighty significance of the treaty, the lobbyist finally said to him: Don t you understand? We have to help Salinas. He s been to Harvard. He s one of us. The lobbyist, of course, was referring to Carlos Salinas who was president of Mexico at the time. The lobbyist s reference to one of us hugely magnifies the difference between those who belong ...
If you havent done so, Gary Taubes has a new article out on the history of the sugar industry that is worth a read. It is well written and the comparisons to the tobacco industry are eerily similar. Even more disturbing, according to the article, is how the sugar industry has been able to influence…
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Definition of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. What is Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty? Meaning of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty as a legal term. What does Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty mean in law?
Riders are often attached to spending bills behind closed doors after corporate lobbyists have met with members of Congress and their staffs-hence the term
"Taming Brussels lobby". New European. April 25, 2011.. *^ Lehman, Wilhelm (2003). "Lobbying in the European Union: current ... Lobbying by country[edit]. Australia[edit]. Over the past twenty years, lobbying in Australia has grown from a small industry ... US Senate Lobbying-Database Search. Europe[edit]. *The Lobby Ticker - website of independent Austrian MEP Hans-Peter Martin ... "Lobbying - The Canadian Encyclopedia". Encyclopediecanadienne.ca. Retrieved 2013-06-20.. *^ Timothy J. Burger, "The Lobbying ...
Lobbying and political donations[edit]. Santos has engaged Adelaide-based consultancy Bespoke Approach to lobby the Australian ...
Political lobbying. Pfizer is a leading member of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, a Washington D.C.-based coalition of ... Lobbying, Campaign Contributions, and Health Care Reform Archived June 10, 2010, at the Wayback Machine New England Journal of ... Pfizer is one of the single largest lobbying interests in United States politics. For example, in the first 9 months of 2009 ... According to U.S. State Department cables released by the whistleblower site WikiLeaks, Pfizer "lobbied against New Zealand ...
Lobbying[edit]. Genzyme has spent more than $8.2 million on lobbying from 2007 to 2009. In 2009 alone, it had 10 different ...
Lobbying efforts[edit]. Lobbying support for the Civil Rights Act was coordinated by the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights ...
Lobbying for human rights[edit]. Ala'Aldeen has long lobbied for Kurdish people's human rights and campaigned for a global ban ... Ala'Aldeen has published a book on Lobbying for a Stateless Nation;[10] and investigated the use of chemical weapons in ... Lobbying for a stateless nation. پڕۆفيسۆر دلاوه‌ر عه‌بدولعه‌زيز عه‌لائه‌ددين: لۆبی كردن بۆ نه‌ته‌وه‌يه‌كی بێ ده‌وڵه‌ت. ... He was active in the late 1980s and early 1990s, lobbying within the British Parliament, media, and government. With UK-based ...
Lobbying and relief efforts. In 1862, the Circassians sent a delegation of leaders to major cities in Britain, which had been ... and sparked lobbying for intervention by the Dundee Foreign Affairs Committee, calls to arms for the defense of Circassia, the ...
Fred Kelly Lobby[edit]. The Fred Kelly Lobby, which serves as the lobby/foyer of the Charity Randall Theatre, is entered ... The lobby also contains Charles Connick stained glass windows depicting Shakespeare (misspelled "Shakespere") and Beethoven ... The lobby also commemorates outstanding Pitt Theater alumni who are recipients of Department of Theatre Art's annual Fred Kelly ... The 2003 renovation of the memorial added new pieces of furniture to the lobby/foyer which including an octagonal upholstered ...
The rest of the building, except the lobby, contains class-A office space. ...
Lobby card. *Al Jolson as Jakie Rabinowitz (Jack Robin). *Warner Oland as Cantor Rabinowitz ...
... per year on lobbying. The Internal Revenue Service has never defined the term "substantial part" with respect to lobbying. To ... "Political and Lobbying Activities". Irs.gov. January 6, 2009. Archived from the original on May 7, 2009. Retrieved June 3, 2014 ... "Lobbying". Internal Revenue Service. April 18, 2013. Retrieved May 14, 2013. Elacqua, Amelia. "Eyes wide shut: The ambiguous " ... Section 501(c)(3) organizations are subject to limits on lobbying, having a choice between two sets of rules establishing an ...
Evans, Richard J. (2016-03-17). "Lobbying". London Review of Books. pp. 35-38. ISSN 0260-9592. Retrieved 2017-11-16. "What is ...
"Lobbying". British Horse Society. Archived from the original on October 20, 2020. Retrieved February 7, 2021. "Snowmobiling in ...
A 501(c)4 organization that lobbies must register with the Clerk of the House if it lobbies members of the House or their staff ... direct lobbying, grass roots lobbying, and contact with certain federal officials are not deductible. If a 501(c)4 engages in a ... Lobbying expenses and political expenses are not deductible as business expenses. The use of 501(c)4, 501(c)5, and 501(c)6 ... In addition, the 501(c)4 organization must either inform its members the amount it spends on lobbying or pay a proxy tax to the ...
The CLA lobbies to protect its members' interests in relation to rural issues at local, national and EU levels. The Policy team ... "Lobbying". CLA. Retrieved 16 August 2015. "History of the CLA". CLA. Archived from the original on 5 August 2015. Retrieved 16 ...
... was the senior partner in a two-person lobbying firm located in Media, Pennsylvania, where she is realtor. The lobbying firm ... She has been lobbying since March 2003, when she opened a firm called CC Nexus LLC - now incorporated as Grimes and Young. ... Grimes lobbied about a dozen members of Congress, including Weldon, for a $3 million contract in 2005, which became the firm's ... Grimes said that despite a lack of Washington experience, she has skills for lobbying. "It's all about networking and follow-up ...
CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Mullins, Brody (July 26, 2007). "Lights! Camera! Lobbying!". Wall Street Journal. ...
"LOBBYING". Retrieved 28 April 2017. "La UE estrecha lazos con Siria: Comisaria europea acusada de "dejadez de conciencia" por ...
"lobbying". Merriam-Webster Dictionary.Com. Archived from the original on 2015-09-17. "lobbying". BBC News. London. 1 October ... Lobbyists may be among a legislator's constituencies, or not; they may engage in lobbying as a business, or not. Lobbying is ... Lobbying is the attempt to influence choices made by administrators, frequently lawmakers or individuals from administrative ...
"Lobbying". aps.org. Retrieved May 30, 2017. "Sessions". aps.org. Retrieved May 30, 2017. "Sessions". aps.org. Retrieved May 30 ...
"Architecture of the Palace: Central Lobby". UK Parliament. Retrieved 5 August 2010. "Lobbying". BBC News. 1 October 2008. ... "The Lobby". The room is similar to the Peers' Lobby but plainer in design and slightly larger, forming a cube 13.7 metres (45 ... Lobby and Commons Chamber to the north, and the Peers' Lobby and Lords Chamber to the south. Another mural-lined corridor leads ... The Lobby is a square room measuring 12 metres (39 ft) on each side and 10 metres (33 ft) in height, and one of its main ...
Public relations and lobbyingEdit. See also: Fossil fuels lobby. API spent more than $3 million annually during the period 2005 ... "Lobbying Report" submitted to the U.S. Senate, the organization had 16 lobbyists lobbying Congress.[18] According to an ... API lobbies and organizes its member employees' attendance at public events to communicate the industry's position on issues. A ... "Second Quarter Lobbying Form, 2009, Secretary of the Senate". Retrieved March 29, 2012.. ...
"Lobbying Spending Database, Tobacco 2010". OpenSecrets.org.. *^ Stephen E. Smith, "'Counterblastes' to Tobacco: Five Decades of ... LobbyEdit. In 2010, the tobacco industry spent $16.6 million on lobbyists to represent the industry to Congress.[3] ... The tobacco lobby lost a chunk of its support when the U.S. National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) filed charges ... Major big tobacco lobbying companies include (in order of U.S. market share) Philip Morris, R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, and ...
Political lobbyingEdit. This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (June 2008) ... Creationists had lobbied aggressively for the law, arguing that the act was about academic freedom for teachers, an argument ... On both sides of the controversy a wide range of organizations are involved at a number of levels in lobbying in an attempt to ...
LobbyingEdit. WGGB is a campaigning union and effective lobbying efforts have concentrated on MEPs considering the European ...
Renewable corporations lobbying. As the penetration of the renewable energy increases so will the wealth of the renewable ... This and the increasing number of employees in the renewable energy sector will inevitably transform into political lobbying ...
"Drug Lobby Second to None: How the pharmaceutical industry gets its way in Washington". publicintegrity.org. 7 July 2005. ... In the first quarter of 2017, the health products and pharmaceutical industry spent $78 million on lobbying members of the ... Controversy about drug marketing and lobbyingEdit. There has been increasing controversy surrounding pharmaceutical marketing ... lobbying physicians and politicians (more than any other industry in the US[106]); sponsorship of medical schools or nurse ...
Lobbying & Government. Retrieved February 15, 2021. Maxwell, Scott (December 29, 2008). "Who is the most powerful person in ...
"Lobbying world". The Hill. December 5, 2017. Retrieved December 16, 2017. Law and lobby firm Dentons has launched 3D Global ... Among the services offered at 3D Global Affairs would be "governmental relations and lobbying support to shape the environment ... 3D Global Affairs offers clients legal teams, lobbying and advocacy help, digital advertising, data analytics, opposition ... Cooper, Charlie (July 10, 2017). "Romney-linked lobbying firm to open London branch". Politico. Retrieved December 16, 2017. ...
Lobbying & Government. Retrieved 2020-04-03. "Al Jazeera pushes back on GOP effort to force it to register as a foreign agent ...
"Taming Brussels lobby". New European. April 25, 2011.. *^ Lehman, Wilhelm (2003). "Lobbying in the European Union: current ... Lobbying by country[edit]. Australia[edit]. Over the past twenty years, lobbying in Australia has grown from a small industry ... US Senate Lobbying-Database Search. Europe[edit]. *The Lobby Ticker - website of independent Austrian MEP Hans-Peter Martin ... "Lobbying - The Canadian Encyclopedia". Encyclopediecanadienne.ca. Retrieved 2013-06-20.. *^ Timothy J. Burger, "The Lobbying ...
But medical groups, politicians and parents began rebelling after disclosure of a behind-the-scenes lobbying campaign by ... and as such have suspended our lobbying efforts, Haupt said, adding the company will continue providing information about the ...
Tobacco: Lobbying, 2017. Loading Chart. Total for Tobacco: $16,092,111. Total Number of Clients Reported: 25. Total Number of ...
Explore the billions of dollars special interest groups are spending on lobbying in Washington, D.C., -- and on what -- at ...
a b c d Lobbying revenues, 1998-2004, and clients of Copeland Lowery, Center for Public Integrity ... The Jerry Lewis - Lowery lobbying firm controversy stems from the relationship between Congressman Jerry Lewis (R-CA) and a ... "ESRI is subpoenaed: Lobbying probe taps company in Redlands". San Bernardino County Sun. Archived from the original on 2007-09- ... Jerry Lewis - Lowery lobbying firm controversy. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Redirected from Jerry Lewis - Lowery ...
The special counsel in the Russia probe has referred investigations into possible unlawful foreign lobbying to federal ... Mercury said that in deciding it didnt need to register as a foreign agent, it relied on the opinion of its outside lobbying ... Like the Cohen case, the lobbying inquiries appeared to fall outside the scope of Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the ... The three did work related to a lobbying effort on behalf of Ukraines government directed by Manafort and longtime associate ...
Citizens Climate Lobby is a national grassroots organization working to create the political will to address climate change ... June Conference and Lobby Day: over 1000 CCL Volunteers Visit over Five Hundred Congressional Offices. ... Citizens Climate Lobby is a national grassroots nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to create the political will to ... Citizens Climate Lobby has over 95,000 volunteers in over 450 local chapters. The CCL NH chapters are our local effort in New ...
Join us for a lobby night to urge your legislators to pass two key climate bills this year.. The first is the "Clean Energy ... Its recommended (but not required) to tune in if you havent been to a lobby training. Are you interested in tuning in? * ... Carpooling: Weve set up a system for organizing carpools to Lobby Night! Need a ride or offering to drive folks on February 18 ... Have you attended a CCAN lobby training? (its okay if you havent!) * ...
This is why I was happy to see that Merck has decided to drop its lobbying campaign for mandatory adoption of the vaccine:. ... It is a good idea without Mercks lobbying, and they were just going to confuse things anyway. I think this is a good call on ... However, I also dont think it was a particularly great idea that Merck should be lobbying for mandatory inoculation. Partly ... Merck & Co., bowing to pressure from parents and medical groups, is immediately suspending its lobbying campaign to persuade ...
Applicants and other interested parties must not engage in "lobbying" for or against code change requests. "Lobbying" means ... Complaints about lobbying should be reported promptly in writing to the director, CPT Coding and Regulatory Affairs. ... Violation of the prohibition on lobbying may result in sanctions, such as being suspended or barred from further participation ... "lobbying" as defined above. Requests for input or assistance should be directed to the societys staff or leadership as ...
Supplement Company Bests FTC A New Jersey company fined $24 million by the FTC for false advertising has won a reversal in federal District Court in New Jersey. Defendant Lane Labs USA has been in trouble with the FTC before, over inflated ad claims for supplements. In June 2000, it agreed to stop…
... political lobbying is seen as a way to advance special interests at the expense of the greater good. So when it comes to ... ... So when it comes to lobbying on climate change, the prevailing public view is that most firms lobby against climate regulations ... Consider the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the countrys largest lobbying organization, which spent $90 million lobbying around ... of all firms lobbying on climate change in 2008 -- just behind ExxonMobil, which spent $29 million lobbying and produces an ...
"The lobbying from all sides has been fierce - absolutely fierce - I have not seen such a heavy lobbying operation," she said. " ... EU Privacy regulations subject to unprecedented lobbying. EU Commissioner Viviane Reding says new regulations on digital ... privacy are designed to stand for 30 years but were subject to the most aggressive lobbying she has ever witnessed. . ...
Explore the billions of dollars special interest groups are spending on lobbying in Washington, D.C., -- and on what -- at ... Total Lobbying Expenditures: $0. Subtotal for Parent Cell Therapeutics: $0 Cell Therapeutics Lobbying by Industry. Industry. ... NOTE: All lobbying expenditures on this page come from the Senate Office of Public Records. Data for the most recent year was ... A special interests lobbying activity may go up or down over time, depending on how much attention the federal government is ...
Explore the billions of dollars special interest groups are spending on lobbying in Washington, D.C., -- and on what -- at ... A special interests lobbying activity may go up or down over time, depending on how much attention the federal government is ... Lobbying Expenses Reported by Subsidiary Sanofi-Pasteur Inc. Firms Hired. Total Reported by Filer. Reported Contract Expenses ( ... Itemized Lobbying Expenses for Sanofi-Aventis. Firms Hired. Total Reported by Filer. Reported Contract Expenses (included in ...
So Republicans in the House passed a "lobbying reform" bill today. What kind of lobbying reform? Heres how the Times describes ... Lobbying Reform Is a Sham. Bradford PlumerMay. 4, 2006 6:39 PM ... already has a number of rules governing gifts and lobbying law ...
The Tobacco Institute, the lobbying and public relations outfit representing most tobacco manufacturers, is disseminating an ... took vacation time and rented 36 buses to come to Washington to lobby. Maura Payne Ellis, a spokeswoman at Reynolds, speaks of ...
Baltimore drops one of two federal lobbying firms Luke Broadwater. Baltimore officials have dropped one of two firms that lobby ... Lobbying. France's burkini ban a symptom of deep discontent. The rest of the world should be paying close attention to ... Suspicious package found in lobby of Baltimore municipal building. Yvonne Wenger. City employees and members of the public were ... Washington Linkage Group Inc., will no longer represent city government in lobbying... ...
After registering by 1 January 2018, interest representatives were then under the obligation to report their lobbying ... Frances new lobbying law is fully implemented. Part and parcel of recent legislation on transparency (Sapin II package), it ... the cultural acceptance of lobbying as a profession has been slow, and the new law will make a huge difference in terms of ... making lobbying activities public, with a regulation closely following the Irish example. The Sapin II package aims for a ...
... per capita GDP and political stability are important determinants of lobby membership; and (c) lobbying seems to be a much more ... This paper provides a theoretical framework that focus on the relationship between lobbying and corruption (that is, it ... Our results show that (a) lobbying and corruption are substitutes, if anything; (b) firm size, age, ownership, ... The paper also offers novel econometric evidence on lobbying, corruption and influence using data for about 4000 firms in 25 ...
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New Jersey high schoolers share their first lobbying experience Citizens Climate Lobby ... This is what Citizens Climate Lobby works for. To EMPOWER citizens to connect with and influence their members of Congress. To ... The Best Group I Ever Joined - Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) #speakup4climate change solutions Climate Klaus ...
Play a part in Maine history by participating in the Right To Know - GMO: Citizen Lobby Day!. Well meet in the Cross Cafe in ... Beginning at 8:15, we will provide an update on the bill, and a brief training on citizen lobbying. Then we will move upstairs ...
... reports and analysis on the lobbying industry US Senate Lobbying-Database Search The Lobby Ticker - website of independent ... Today lobbying in the European Union is an integral and important part of decision-making in the EU. From year to year lobbying ... "Lobbies in the Knesset". Knesset.gov.il. 1997-04-01. Retrieved 2013-06-20. "Indian government cuts down on US lobbying to ... Top 25 Lobbying Groups at the Wayback Machine (archived December 3, 2002) - Fortune listed the top 25 lobbying groups in 1999. ...
Lobbying for green energy has become a red hot business in Washington, as lobbyists rapidly attempt to get a helping hand from ... Green Is the New Color of Lobbying Makers of Energy-Saving Products See Opportunities in Big Stimulus Bill. ... The growth in the green-lobbying business is the offshoot of converging economic and political trends: Rising energy prices and ... Nearly 300 green companies and industry groups have signed up Washington lobbying firms seeking tax breaks, research grants, ...
... who was a linchpin of the Houses passage of the health care law is joining a high-powered Washington law and lobbying firm. ... s passage of the health care law is joining a high-powered Washington law and lobbying firm. ...
Post Employment Lobbying Restrictions (2019). Section 103 of HLOGA requires the Secretary of the Senate to notify Members and ... The Public Disclosure index provides information about filing and researching lobby records. ... certain employees separating from the Senate about their post-employment lobbying contacts with the Senate and to post ...
Samsung has denied a media report it launched illicit lobbying to help bring the 2018 Winter Olympics to Pyeongchang, South ... Samsung denies Pyeongchang Olympic lobbying allegation. FILE - In this July 5, 2011, file photo, President of the International ... Samsung has denied a media report it launched illicit lobbying to help bring the 2018 Winter Olympics to Pyeongchang, South ... SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - Samsung has denied a media report it launched illicit lobbying to help bring the 2018 Winter ...
Researchers selected companies from the 250 largest, non-state-owned companies, ignoring the 200 companies that appeared to be fence-sitters on the issue.
  • Particularly active clients often retain multiple lobbying firms, each with a team of lobbyists, to press their case for them. (opensecrets.org)
  • Part and parcel of recent legislation on transparency (Sapin II package), it was adopted on 9 December 2016, providing a regulatory framework for lobbying activities and establishing a mandatory national register ('le repertoire') for lobbyists. (europa.eu)
  • These lobbyists, however, were required to disclose their work to the public under the 1995 Lobbying Disclosure Act. (cnbc.com)
  • In 2017 alone, 112 individual lobbyists from 34 different firms, including AT&T's in-house team, reported lobbying to advance the telecom giant's policy goals. (cnbc.com)
  • Another 85 lobbyists representing 15 different firms disclosed that they had lobbied on behalf of Novartis. (cnbc.com)
  • What remains to be done is the enactment of changes in law, most importantly the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (P.L. 104-65), enhancing the transparency of interactions between Members of Congress and lobbyists. (brookings.edu)
  • While federal campaign finance law requires candidate and political committees to disclose the source and size of contributions of at least $200, including those from lobbyists, lobbying disclosure law is silent on contributions. (brookings.edu)
  • Google, a relative newcomer in Sacramento, has spent $1.8 million on lobbyists here since 2004, the first year it waded into lobbying state government. (latimes.com)
  • European countries and EU institutions must adopt robust lobbying regulations that cover the broad range of lobbyists who influence - directly or indirectly - any political decisions, policies or legislation. (transparency.org)
  • The weed lobby has spent $4 million on lobbyists in Colorado, and the marijuana industry has become one of the most influential forces in the state's capitol . (newsweek.com)
  • Lobbyists chalked up the relatively weak performance to the fact that prospective clients hugged the sidelines for the first half of the year as lobbying-related scandals prompted Congressional debate over ethics reform. (rollcall.com)
  • NOTE: All lobbying expenditures on this page come from the Senate Office of Public Records. (opensecrets.org)
  • Energy companies significantly increased their lobbying expenditures last year as Congress considered controversial climate change legislation that promised to rearrange the nation's energy mix. (commondreams.org)
  • Companies, nonprofit groups, business trade associations, and lobbying firms are required to report their expenditures to Congress every quarter. (commondreams.org)
  • The Church Commissioners for England and the New York State Common Retirement Fund called on Exxon investors to support splitting the chairman and CEO roles, and require the company to disclose its lobbying policies and expenditures. (bloomberg.com)
  • Exxon also urged a no vote on the lobbying resolution, saying it already makes ample disclosure of its positions and expenditures via its website and through local, state and federal governmental filings. (bloomberg.com)
  • Overall, the health-care sector reported a 5% increase in lobbying expenditures to $133 million, making it the single largest spender on lobbying of the 10 major industry sectors tracked by the Center for Responsive Politics. (medindia.net)
  • The research also found that the five companies listed support their lobbying expenditures with a financial outlay of $195 million annually for focused branding activities which suggest they support action against climate change. (forbes.com)
  • Since 1 May 2018, France's new lobbying law is fully implemented. (europa.eu)
  • After registering by 1 January 2018, interest representatives were then under the obligation to report their lobbying activities in this repertoire by 30 April 2018. (europa.eu)
  • Samsung has denied a media report it launched illicit lobbying to help bring the 2018 Winter Olympics to Pyeongchang, South Korea. (nationalpost.com)
  • Liberal billionaire George Soros's nonprofit spent more on lobbying during the second quarter of 2018 than he has in any previous quarter, disclosure forms show. (infowars.com)
  • Governments often define and regulate organized group lobbying that has become influential. (wikipedia.org)
  • Governments often[quantify] define and regulate organized group lobbying as part of laws to prevent political corruption and by establishing transparency about possible influences by public lobby registers. (wikipedia.org)
  • That bill, for example, very constructively requires quarterly, instead of semiannual, filing of lobbying disclosure reports, which are then made available to the public in a timely and useable fashion on the Internet. (brookings.edu)
  • As per Congressional records of lobbying disclosure reports, the company spent a total amount of USD 6.13 million (about Rs 33 crore) on lobbying for various issues, including on "discussions related to FDI in India", during entire 2012. (deccanherald.com)
  • As health care reform legislation grows more sweeping and touches on a larger share of the national economy, businesses and trade groups with little experience in lobbying but huge stakes in the still-brewing legislation are paying big bucks to K Street firms to stick up for their interests, recent lobbying disclosure reports show" (Abrahamson, 8/3). (medindia.net)
  • Grassroots lobbying. (cdc.gov)
  • No appropriated Federal funds can be used by CDC grantees for grassroots lobbying activity directed at inducing members of the public to contact their elected representatives to urge support of, or opposition to, proposed or pending legislation or appropriations or any regulation, administrative action, or order issued by the executive branch of any Federal, state or local government. (cdc.gov)
  • It is this restriction on grassroots lobbying that prevents grantees' calling upon the public to take action and direct efforts on the part of grantees to encourage participation by others in advocacy. (cdc.gov)
  • Budgets for Washington representation and grassroots lobbying have risen exponentially. (brookings.edu)
  • Grassroots lobbying (also indirect lobbying) is lobbying with the intention of reaching the legislature and making a difference in the decision-making process. (wikipedia.org)
  • Grassroots lobbying is an approach that separates itself from direct lobbying through the act of asking the general public to contact legislators and government officials concerning the issue at hand, as opposed to conveying the message to the legislators directly. (wikipedia.org)
  • Companies, associations and citizens are increasingly partaking in grassroots lobbying as an attempt to influence a change in legislation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The unique characteristic of grassroots lobbying, in contrast to other forms of lobbying, is that it involves stimulating the politics of specific communities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Grassroots lobbying often implement the use of media to expand their outreach. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because grassroots lobbying is geared toward local organizations and communities, these types of media outlets are used mainly by large associations that can afford them. (wikipedia.org)
  • Implementing social media tactics in grassroots lobbying would provide a much broader outreach and would allow activists to not only inform but interact with various people about their cause. (wikipedia.org)
  • More recently, due to the potential of other modern communication devices, grassroots lobbying is expected to only increase as a form of shaping public opinion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Several grassroots lobbying groups have become popular over time, due to their prominent stances and eye catching tactics to get the publics attention. (wikipedia.org)
  • Now, somewhat indirectly (as is the intention of grassroots lobbying), the Tea Party holds a great deal of influence over legislation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Large companies take advantage of grassroots lobbying as a means of impacting change in legislation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Citizens' Climate Lobby is a non-profit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change. (meetup.com)
  • As a renewed expression of Congressional intent, Section 503 serves as an important reminder of limits on lobbying activities that have always governed CDC grantees. (cdc.gov)
  • Congressional staff routinely move from Capitol Hill to lobbying shops around town. (brookings.edu)
  • Details Lobbied Congressional defense committees and Member offices of FY18 Defense authorization and appropriations bills. (propublica.org)
  • Drug companies "boosted their lobbying in Washington during the three months (that) ended June 30 amid a flurry of congressional action on health care," while overall, "Washington's lobbying business continued to slump as the economy pinched budgets at some big companies and trade associations," The Wall Street Journal reports. (medindia.net)
  • It was more than just the election year," said Cassidy & Associates Chief Operating Officer Gregg Hartley, who also pointed to lobbying reform and concerns over a Congressional power switch as conspiring to depress growth. (rollcall.com)
  • Consider the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the country's largest lobbying organization, which spent $90 million lobbying around climate change legislation in 2014 -- more than any organization, based on our analysis. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • A 'lobbyist' is a person who tries to influence legislation on behalf of a special interest or a member of a lobby. (wikipedia.org)
  • We're the Washington, DC chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby, building the political will for legislation that would put a price on carbon. (idealist.org)
  • Often, we make the largest gains on environmental legislation on lobby day. (verticalresponse.com)
  • On lobby day, you will play a crucial role in our efforts to pass meaningful environmental legislation. (verticalresponse.com)
  • Colorado Senior Lobby is looking at 2020 legislation already. (constantcontact.com)
  • But as a number of experts who testified before the House and Senate noted, Congress already has a number of rules governing gifts and lobbying law and ethics violations. (motherjones.com)
  • Nearly 300 green companies and industry groups have signed up Washington lobbying firms seeking tax breaks, research grants, contracts and other government business during the current two-year session of Congress, according to disclosure forms reviewed by The Wall Street Journal. (wsj.com)
  • The House began the process of ethics and lobbying reform at the start of the 110th Congress by enacting in H. Res. (brookings.edu)
  • You can search for a lobbying firm, a client, an issue, a lobbyist or even the member of Congress they used to work for. (propublica.org)
  • Lobbied Congress on current defense issues. (propublica.org)
  • The Edison Electric Institute (EEI), which represents for-profit electric utilities, spent around $10.5 million in 2009 to lobby Congress. (commondreams.org)
  • The American Wind Energy Association, which lobbied aggressively in support of an economic stimulus package that included $80 billion in clean energy funding, spent more than $3.3 million to lobby Congress and the administration. (commondreams.org)
  • Through July 1, the NRA spent $4.4 million to lobby Congress, compared with the Brady Campaign's $60,000. (dailyherald.com)
  • Hundreds of new lobbying disclosures are filed every year. (propublica.org)
  • Our opinions: We weigh in briefly on secrecy in lobbying disclosures, more concerns about housing near the Port of Albany, and curious timing for a reassessment in the Adirondacks. (timesunion.com)
  • The proposal, drawn up by independent Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie, is aimed at increasing transparency and includes new restrictions aimed at disrupting the revolving door between Parliament and the lobbying industry. (smh.com.au)
  • Transparency International said today that Europe urgently needs lobbying reform. (transparency.org)
  • Unchecked lobbying has resulted in far-reaching consequences for the economy, the environment, human rights and public safety," said Anne Koch, Director for Europe and Central Asia, Transparency International. (transparency.org)
  • Th e Transparency of Lobbying, non-Party Campaigning, and Trade Union Administration Bill to give it its full title, was sneaked out just as MPs went on holiday. (libdemvoice.org)
  • This week Nick Clegg uses his Leader's letter to promote a just-announced initiative - 15 hours' free nursery care to children from the poorest families - and defend another two currently under attack: the Transparency and Lobbying bill and HS2. (libdemvoice.org)
  • An event at the Scottish Parliament has been held to discuss with the public what they want from Scotland's first ever bill on lobbying transparency. (ekklesia.co.uk)
  • Neil Findlay MSP, Unlock Democracy, the Electoral Reform Society Scotland and Spin Watch have hosted an event at the Scottish Parliament to discuss directly with the public what they want from Scotland's first ever bill on lobbying transparency. (ekklesia.co.uk)
  • My Bill is a proactive attempt to open up lobbying activity to public scrutiny and is supported by some of the founding principles of the parliament namely openness, transparency and accountability. (ekklesia.co.uk)
  • So Republicans in the House passed a "lobbying reform" bill today. (motherjones.com)
  • What kind of lobbying reform? (motherjones.com)
  • Mr. Chairman and other members of the Subcommittee, thank for you inviting me to share my views of S. 1, the bill on lobbying reform passed by the Senate earlier this year. (brookings.edu)
  • Our opinion: The millions of dollars being spent by casino interests on lobbying and political donations highlight the need for a transparent and scrupulous review, and for campaign finance reform. (timesunion.com)
  • The report shows that post-crisis financial sector reform efforts at the national and EU levels have been thwarted and watered down, in large part due to intense lobbying by the financial sector in Europe. (transparency.org)
  • The director of political reform group Unlock Democracy, Peter Facey, a speaker at the meeting, added: "We're delighted by the public response to the lobbying consultation in Scotland. (ekklesia.co.uk)
  • That, in turn, has muffled the clarity of the administration's advocacy, while accelerating the lobbying scramble on Capitol Hill as affected interests fan out in pursuit of multiple targets" (Harwood, 8/1). (medindia.net)
  • Use your voice to deliver your story to Capitol Hill during ACNM Virtual Lobby Week May 1-3. (midwife.org)
  • The Common Cause Education Fund produced and disseminated 12 state reports that document the tobacco industry's campaign contributions and lobbying efforts and the success or failure of tobacco-control efforts at the state level from February 2002 through July 2003. (rwjf.org)
  • The Common Cause Education Fund published 12 state reports that document the tobacco industry's campaign contributions and lobbying efforts and the success or failure of tobacco-control efforts at the state level. (rwjf.org)
  • The American Petroleum Institute, the oil industry's main lobby, increased its advocacy budget to $7.3 million over the $4.8 million it had spent in 2008. (commondreams.org)
  • Northbrook-based Marathon Pharmaceuticals has dropped out of the pharmaceutical industry's main lobbying group following controversy over the company's recent attempt to price a muscular dystrophy drug at $89,000 a year. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The three did work related to a lobbying effort on behalf of Ukraine's government directed by Manafort and longtime associate Rick Gates, who has pleaded guilty and is expected to testify at Manafort's trial. (yahoo.com)
  • You can use this database to find out who's lobbying on whose behalf - and on what issues. (propublica.org)
  • In compliance with the Lobbying Disclosure Act, Altria Client Services, on behalf of Altria's companies, files quarterly reports with the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives disclosing its federal lobbying activities and expenses. (altria.com)
  • After his firm's work on behalf of a Turkish company was done, Flynn agreed not to lobby for five years after leaving government service and never to represent foreign governments. (pbs.org)
  • Under the Foreign Agent Registration Act, U.S. citizens who lobby on behalf of foreign governments or political entities must disclose their work to the Justice Department. (pbs.org)
  • In 1993, Lowery became a lobbyist [12] and partner in a lobbying firm that James Copeland helped found in 1992. (wikipedia.org)
  • Santorum, who never registered as a lobbyist, worked as a "consultant" for a lobbying firm called American Continental Group (ACG). (truthout.org)
  • We focused on the years 2006 to 2009, as it was a period of intense climate lobbying -- the American Clean Energy and Security Act passed in the House of Representatives in June 2009, but was not taken up in the Senate. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • The law says they should and much of the intense lobbying for new exceptions is premised on avoiding this requirement. (thestar.com)
  • Thus began the most intense lobbying campaign in memory involving a chemical under investigation by the Environmental Protection Agency. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Using data on corporate lobbying expenses between 1998 and 2004, and a sample of large frauds detected during the same period, we find that firms' lobbying activities make a significant difference in fraud detection: compared to non-lobbying firms, firms that lobby on average have a significantly lower hazard rate of being detected for fraud, evade fraud detection 117 days longer, and are 38% less likely to be detected by regulators. (ssrn.com)
  • The ethics and morals involved with legally bribing or lobbying are complicated. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mercury said that in deciding it didn't need to register as a foreign agent, it relied on the opinion of its outside lobbying ethics counsel, another Skadden attorney named Kenneth Gross. (yahoo.com)
  • Common Cause, which reviewed lobbying reports to the State Ethics Commission for the six months through April 30, said the single biggest spender was the Maryland Hospital Association. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Our opinion: The head of the state's ethics panel need to choose between membership on the commission or membership in a group that lobbies the state. (timesunion.com)
  • Ethics jitters and the distraction of campaign season hit K Street with a one-two punch last year, as the top lobbying firms posted negligible growth. (rollcall.com)
  • they may engage in lobbying as a business. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although they cannot engage in direct or indirect activities defined as lobbying, non-government grantees can undertake a range of other activities. (cdc.gov)
  • Applicants and other interested parties must not engage in "lobbying" for or against code change requests. (ama-assn.org)
  • Adopt lobbying regulation that is broad and comprehensive - capturing all who engage in lobbying activities as well as all key lobbying targets. (transparency.org)
  • InfluenceMap states that part of the lobby spend goes towards sophisticated efforts to engage politicians and the general public on environmental policies that could impact fossil fuel usage. (forbes.com)
  • Washington Linkage Group Inc., will no longer represent city government in lobbying. (baltimoresun.com)
  • The millions that Cohen was paid because of his perceived proximity to the president is a glimpse into the shadowy world of unreported lobbying," said Brendan Fischer, chief counsel at the Campaign Legal Center, a nonprofit group which has filed a number of complaints against the Trump administration. (cnbc.com)
  • Another oil and gas group, the Independent Petroleum Association of America, increased its lobbying spending to just under $1.7 million, more than a 50 percent boost from the $1.1 million it had spent the year before. (commondreams.org)
  • In 2008, the group spent just under $1.7 million on lobbying. (commondreams.org)
  • The trade group spent $1.6 million on lobbying, compared with the $1.4 million it spent in 2008. (commondreams.org)
  • The group noted that the National Rifle Association spent $164,779 on lobbying at a time when the legislature was considering new gun-control measures, compared to Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence, which spent $100,439. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • By mobilizing the group that the lobby has built, this puts pressure on the legislature to listen and take notice of what concerns they may have. (wikipedia.org)
  • These tactics are used after the lobbying group gains a portion of the publics trust and support through speaking out in crowded areas, passing out flyers and even campaigning through web and television outlets. (wikipedia.org)
  • A new report from the anti-corruption group found that of 19 European countries assessed, only 7 have some form of dedicated lobbying law or regulation, allowing for nearly unfettered influence of business interests on the daily lives of Europeans. (transparency.org)
  • But America also has an influential Israel lobby because it has a much larger group of people who identify, quasi-ethnically, with Israel: evangelical Christians who think of themselves as in some way descended from the ten tribes of Israel. (theatlantic.com)
  • A new lobby group has been set up in an attempt to influence the regulation of internet telephony in Europe. (zdnet.com)
  • Documents reviewed by International Business Times show that two of the companies - ExxonMobil and Valero - recently lobbied against an EPA rule to prevent the government from more strictly regulating the toxin, as did a fossil fuel group that counts three of the companies as members. (ibtimes.com)
  • The American Petroleum Institute - a lobbying group that counts ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron and other major oil and gas companies as members - also sent a letter to the EPA criticizing the benzene rules, saying the agency "has overstated the risk associated with refinery emissions" and challenging the EPA's estimates of benzene's cancer risks. (ibtimes.com)
  • There is the system, and we have to make it work for us," said Barry Stoll, administrator of the Alliance of Textile Care Associations, an industry umbrella group here that is coordinating the lobbying effort. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The lobbying group is in the midst of a nationwide, multiyear advertising campaign aimed at highlighting biopharmaceutical companies' innovations in treating diseases. (chicagotribune.com)
  • The increase in its lobbying activities can be attributed to the group adding a number of issues related to the nomination of Donald Lu as the U.S. Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan and the nomination of David B. Cornstein as U.S. Ambassador to Hungary, where Soros was born. (infowars.com)
  • Yet if one were to enter Cohen's name into a search of the same lobbying disclosure database where the above information is stored, it would come up empty. (cnbc.com)
  • In politics , lobbying , persuasion , or interest representation is the act of lawfully attempting to influence the actions, policies, or decisions of government officials, most often legislators or members of regulatory agencies . (wikipedia.org)
  • One story held that the term originated at the Willard Hotel in Washington, DC, where it was supposedly used by President Ulysses S. Grant to describe the political advocates who frequented the hotel's lobby to access Grant-who was often there in the evenings to enjoy a cigar and brandy-and then tried to buy the president drinks in an attempt to influence his political decisions. (wikipedia.org)
  • Conventional wisdom suggests that lobbying is the preferred mean for exerting political influence in rich countries and corruption the preferred one in poor countries. (repec.org)
  • The paper also offers novel econometric evidence on lobbying, corruption and influence using data for about 4000 firms in 25 transition countries. (repec.org)
  • and (c) lobbying seems to be a much more effective instrument for political influence than corruption, even in poorer, less developed countries. (repec.org)
  • Lobbying, Corruption and Political Influence ," CEDI Discussion Paper Series 06-14, Centre for Economic Development and Institutions(CEDI), Brunel University. (repec.org)
  • Lobbying, Corruption and Political Influence ," IZA Discussion Papers 2313, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). (repec.org)
  • Lobbying, Corruption and Political Influence ," CEPR Discussion Papers 5886, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers. (repec.org)
  • They said that it will "raise funds necessary to balance the influence of the gun lobby. (dailyherald.com)
  • The new report, the first ever comprehensive assessment on lobbying in the region, studies how well political decision-making is protected from undue influence. (transparency.org)
  • Companies are generally reluctant to disclose such lobbying expenditure and late last week, a report from InfluenceMap used a methodology focusing on the best available records along with intensive research of corporate messaging to gauge their level of influence on initiatives to halt climate change. (forbes.com)
  • This type of lobbying is different from the more commonly known direct lobbying, as it is naturally brought upon by the organization. (wikipedia.org)
  • Colorado Senior Lobby exists as a volunteer organization to help educate, inform, and advocate for the one million Coloradans over the age of 60 and the families and friends who love and support them. (constantcontact.com)
  • Lobbying, which usually involves direct, face-to-face contact, is done by many types of people, associations and organized groups, including individuals in the private sector , corporations , fellow legislators or government officials, or advocacy groups (interest groups). (wikipedia.org)
  • Language included in Section 503 of Division F, Title V, of the FY 12 Consolidated Appropriations Act (P.L. 112-74, excerpted below) reinforces and (in selected respects) expands long-standing statutory and other provisions governing the use of appropriated funds by CDC and its grantees for advocacy, lobbying, and related activities. (cdc.gov)
  • The second 2014 quarterly disclosure report for Bono's lobbying efforts has confirmed a major jump in direct advocacy efforts in 2014. (rollcall.com)
  • The Open Society Policy Center, a Washington, D.C.-based 501(c)(4) nonprofit that deals with domestic and international advocacy efforts that is a separate entity from Soros's Open Society Foundations, reported spending $10.37 million between April 1 and June 30-an increase of nearly $8 million from the first quarter of the year when the center reported spending $2.52 million on its lobbying efforts. (infowars.com)
  • What should we make of the Hobby Lobby ruling ? (nationalreview.com)
  • Fishkin maintains that the Hobby Lobby decision aims to recognize the validity of several claims made by religious conservatives, e.g. (nationalreview.com)
  • Interestingly, Yuval Levin agrees with Fishkin that while the health policy implications of Hobby Lobby are limited, it has larger and broader implications for the role of civil society. (nationalreview.com)
  • OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A federal judge Monday rejected Hobby Lobby Stores Inc.'s request to block part of the federal health care overhaul that requires the arts and craft supply company to provide insurance coverage for the morning-after and week-after birth control pills. (yahoo.com)
  • In a 28-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Joe Heaton denied a request by Hobby Lobby to prevent the government from enforcing portions of the health care law mandating insurance coverage for contraceptives the company's Christian owners consider objectionable. (yahoo.com)
  • In his ruling denying Hobby Lobby's request for an injunction, Heaton said that while churches and other religious organizations have been granted constitutional protection from the birth-control provisions, "Hobby Lobby and Mardel are not religious organizations. (yahoo.com)
  • Plaintiffs have not cited, and the court has not found, any case concluding that secular, for-profit corporations such as Hobby Lobby and Mardel have a constitutional right to the free exercise of religion," the ruling said. (yahoo.com)
  • Heaton wrote that "the court is not unsympathetic" to the problems cited by Hobby Lobby and their owners, the Green family. (yahoo.com)
  • Hobby Lobby is the largest business to file a lawsuit against the mandate. (yahoo.com)
  • Hobby Lobby calls itself a "biblically founded business" and is closed on Sundays. (yahoo.com)
  • It is by God's grace and provision that Hobby Lobby has endured," said David Green, founder and CEO. (yahoo.com)
  • The decision is a victory for the Green family that owns Hobby Lobby, an arts and crafts chain, and the Hahns who own Conestoga, a cabinet making company, who had challenged the so called contraceptive mandate saying it forced them to either violate their faith or pay ruinous fines. (go.com)
  • Protecting the free-exercise rights of corporations like Hobby Lobby, Conestoga … protects the religious liberty of the humans who own and control those companies," Alito wrote. (go.com)
  • Ginsburg wrote , "The exemption sought by Hobby Lobby and Conestoga would override significant interests of the corporations' employees and covered dependents. (go.com)
  • So when it comes to lobbying on climate change, the prevailing public view is that most firms lobby against climate regulations -- such as those aiming to curb carbon emissions -- because greater regulation threatens industry. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • We should note that one serious deficiency with Lobbying Disclosure Act data is that it doesn't include whether a company lobbied for or against a specific regulation. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • In France, the cultural acceptance of lobbying as a profession has been slow, and the new law will make a huge difference in terms of making lobbying activities public, with a regulation closely following the Irish example. (europa.eu)
  • This paper analyzes the extent of national environmental regulation when policy is determined in a lobbying game between a government and firm. (repec.org)
  • Lobbying and the Power of Multinational Firms ," Annual Conference 2013 (Duesseldorf): Competition Policy and Regulation in a Global Economic Order 79875, Verein für Socialpolitik / German Economic Association. (repec.org)
  • Senator Jacqui Lambie is pushing for tighter regulation of the lobbying industry. (smh.com.au)
  • Slovenia comes out at the top with a score of 55 per cent, owing to the dedicated lobbying regulation in place, which nevertheless suffers from gaps and loopholes. (transparency.org)
  • With lobbying, the case for better regulation is easy to make: pick a scandal, any scandal. (libdemvoice.org)
  • Lobbying is a multi-million pound industry which affects our daily lives, from the health care we receive to the regulation of the banks. (ekklesia.co.uk)
  • Given those fears, Industry Minister Christian Paradis faced considerable lobbying pressure to water down the law through the regulatory process. (thestar.com)
  • The rest of the world should be paying close attention to France's burkini controversy because this is the kind of fiasco that ensues when you blast past every exit ramp en route to total social disintegration. (baltimoresun.com)
  • For example, one of the greenest utilities in the nation, Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) spent the second highest amount (an estimated $27 million) of all firms lobbying on climate change in 2008 -- just behind ExxonMobil, which spent $29 million lobbying and produces an estimated 306 Million tons of GHG emissions. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • BP has the highest annual expenditure on climate lobbying at $53 million, followed by Shell with $49 million and ExxonMobil with $41 million. (forbes.com)
  • However, after lobbying by Valero, ExxonMobil and API, the EPA rejected calls for a stricter overall benzene emissions limit . (ibtimes.com)
  • For example, if a lawyer were hired by a company to do a year's worth of full-time legal work, and he or she happened to make two phone calls to lawmakers to discuss the client's agenda during that year of work for the client, this would most likely not be considered lobbying, because it wouldn't meet the 20 percent threshold. (cnbc.com)
  • And when it comes to direct lobbying of lawmakers, the NRA was also dominant. (dailyherald.com)
  • The government-appointed panel looking into Walmart's lobbying with American lawmakers for its entry into the Indian market is likely to meet tomorrow and deliberate on information provided by the retail giant. (deccanherald.com)
  • Following reports about Walmart's lobbying among the US lawmakers since 2008 for facilitating its entry into the Indian market, the government in December 2012 had assured Parliament to get the matter probed by a retired judge. (deccanherald.com)
  • By summer, lawmakers were turning their attention toward a heated midterm campaign, shelving work on big-ticket legislative items that could have been a boon to lobbying coffers. (rollcall.com)
  • Join us for a lobby night to urge your legislators to pass two key climate bills this year. (google.com)
  • They hope to raise funds for political activity, so "legislators will no longer have reason to fear the gun lobby. (dailyherald.com)
  • Like the Cohen case, the lobbying inquiries appeared to fall outside the scope of Mueller's probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. (yahoo.com)
  • The Georgia Tech football lobby, as it looked in December 2016. (ajc.com)
  • We are students, professionals, parents, retirees and others who are volunteers of Citizens Climate Lobby who reside in or spend time in New Hampshire. (google.com)
  • This is what Citizens Climate Lobby works for. (youtube.com)
  • To learn more about the Citizens' Climate Lobby visit http://citizensclimatelobby.org/ . (google.com)
  • The discussion below provides a general overview of lobbying restrictions on the work of CDC grantees, along with examples of restricted and permissible activities. (cdc.gov)
  • Senator Derryn Hinch supports greater restrictions on the lobbying industry. (smh.com.au)
  • None of the European countries or EU institutions assessed adequately control the revolving door between public and private sectors, and members of parliament are mostly exempt from pre- and post-employment restrictions and "cooling-off periods", despite being primary targets of lobbying activities. (transparency.org)
  • The Tobacco Institute, the lobbying and public relations outfit representing most tobacco manufacturers, is disseminating an analysis done by the accounting firm Price Waterhouse in November 1992. (csmonitor.com)
  • Also, the tobacco lobby has the benefit of time, Alica Mundy reports. (wsj.com)
  • The research highlights problematic lobbying practices across a wide range of sectors and industries in Europe, including: Alcohol, tobacco, automobile, energy, financial and pharmaceutical. (transparency.org)
  • Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who will be seen lighting up in her forthcoming release Guzaarish, has set the anti-tobacco lobby aflame with anger. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Defense contractors who are clients of the lobbying firm have also given hundreds of thousands of dollars. (wikipedia.org)
  • When ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft made their lobbying debut in Sacramento last year, they were playing defense - fending off efforts by the taxi industry and other interest groups demanding the upstarts be regulated. (latimes.com)
  • Baltimore officials have dropped one of two firms that lobby the federal government for the city, but renewed the $262,000 contact of a second D.C. lobbying company. (baltimoresun.com)
  • We analyzed lobbying expenditure data and greenhouse gases emission data on 1,141 U.S.-based firms. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • One Action reported it had spent $668,460 on lobbying the federal government in the second quarter of 2014. (rollcall.com)
  • Colorado Senior Lobby invites you to attend this free citizen lobbying training event held at Garden Plaza of Aurora on Thursday, December 12, 2019. (constantcontact.com)
  • Individuals and nonprofit organizations can also lobby as an act of volunteering or as a small part of their normal job. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some of the top dogs at the major health care lobbying organizations have cut a handful of personal checks, according to just-filed semiannual LD-203 reports. (medindia.net)
  • To many, political lobbying is seen as a way to advance special interests at the expense of the greater good. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • The growth in the green-lobbying business is the offshoot of converging economic and political trends: Rising energy prices and concerns about global warming have created a need to find alternative energy sources. (wsj.com)
  • Lobbying and the power of multinational firms ," European Journal of Political Economy , Elsevier, vol. 36(C), pages 209-227. (repec.org)
  • Despite the fact that lobbying is an integral part of a healthy democracy, multiple scandals throughout Europe demonstrate that without clear and enforceable rules and regulations, a select number of voices with more money and insider contacts can come to dominate political decision-making - usually for their own benefit. (transparency.org)
  • He said judicial rules restricting lobbying and political involvement don't apply to work as a foreign agent. (nationalpost.com)
  • WASHINGTON - Samuel Patten, a longtime Washington operative and associate of a Russian-Ukrainian man indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, has admitted to lobbying for a Ukrainian political party and failing to register as a foreign agent. (rferl.org)
  • The complaint says that Patten worked with a person identified only as Foreigner A as part of the lobbying and political consulting business. (rferl.org)
  • Five Conservative members of parliament are under investigation over attempts to lobby judges ahead of a hearing in relation to the disgraced former Conservative MP, Charlie Elphicke. (yahoo.com)
  • This paper examines the relation between corporate lobbying and fraud detection. (ssrn.com)
  • The failure of government officials to serve the public interest as a consequence of lobbying by special interests who provide benefits to the official is an example of agent misdirection. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a report carried by the BBC , an OED lexicographer has shown that "lobbying" finds its roots in the gathering of Members of Parliament and peers in the hallways ("lobbies") of the UK Houses of Parliament before and after parliamentary debates where members of the public can meet their representatives. (wikipedia.org)
  • For-profit colleges… have gone on a lobbying and public-relations blitz, spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in an attempt to beat back an Education Department proposal to cut off federal student aid to for-profit programs whose graduates carry high debt-to-income loads. (washingtonmonthly.com)
  • We won't lobby any longer for cultivation in Europe," Brandon Mitchener, Monsanto's public affairs lead for Europe, told the Tageszeitung . (truthout.org)
  • Eurozone crisis countries Italy, Portugal and Spain are among the five worst-performing countries, where lobbying practices and close relations between the public and financial sectors are deemed risky. (transparency.org)
  • Oil companies hate having to pay to dilute their product, and they've got deep pockets for both lobbying behind the scenes and public campaigns that warn about higher prices at the pump and damage to car engines from too much biofuel. (politico.com)
  • However, I also don't think it was a particularly great idea that Merck should be lobbying for mandatory inoculation. (scienceblogs.com)
  • America has an influential Israel lobby in large part because of ethnic affinity. (theatlantic.com)
  • Note: The association is an influential business lobby and has a membership of about 1,400 senior executives from around 980 companies, including household names like Nissan Motor and ANA Holdings. (reuters.com)
  • The report examines lobbying practices as well as whether safeguards are in place to ensure transparent and ethical lobbying in Europe and three core European Union institutions. (transparency.org)
  • Altria is not the only addiction giant lobbying on pot, either. (newsweek.com)
  • However, our data also shows greater lobbying activity among greener firms within these same industries, perhaps because their firms can leverage new regulations to gain a competitive advantage over industry rivals. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Hospitals and other health care interests spent more than $3.6 million on lobbying in Maryland during the first half of the year, more than any other industry, according to an analysis by Common Cause Maryland. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Under the proposal, there would be new legislative penalties for those who breach the lobbying code of conduct and an independent umpire with investigative powers to provide oversight of the industry. (smh.com.au)
  • This plan is a fix - it radically transforms the way the lobbying industry is regulated,' Senator Lambie said, in a piece published on Sunday by Fairfax Media. (smh.com.au)
  • In that same can-do spirit of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," the Sugar Association industry lobby has stepped up its campaign to convince Americans and their government that sugar is good for us. (newsobserver.com)
  • The Jerry Lewis - Lowery lobbying firm controversy stems from the relationship between Congressman Jerry Lewis (R-CA) and a lobbying firm, known as Copeland Lowery Jacquez Denton & White , where good friend and former U.S. Congressman Bill Lowery was a partner from 1993 to 2006. (wikipedia.org)
  • and Jeff Shockey, upon returning to work of Lewis in 2005, was paid two million dollars by Copeland Lowery as "severance", based upon projected revenues of the lobbying firm for the eleven months following his departure. (wikipedia.org)
  • A former nine-term Democratic congressman who was a linchpin of the House's passage of the health care law is joining a high-powered Washington law and lobbying firm. (foxnews.com)
  • Lobbying firm names only? (propublica.org)
  • His parliamentary colleague, former trade minister Craig Emerson set up his lobbying firm, Craig Emerson Economics, in the month after leaving office. (smh.com.au)
  • Republic Report reviewed lobbying records from ACG, and discovered that the firm represented several clients seeking funds from President Obama's stimulus program. (truthout.org)
  • Paperwork filed Tuesday with the Justice Department's Foreign Agent Registration Unit said Flynn and his firm were voluntarily registering for lobbying from August through November that "could be construed to have principally benefited the Republic of Turkey. (pbs.org)
  • In the filings with the Justice Department, Flynn's attorney, Robert Kelner, noted the documents served as a termination of the registration, saying the firm had ceased operations in November, the same month the lobbying contract ended. (pbs.org)
  • According to the new paperwork, Flynn's firm took on the Turkish-related lobbying work in August while he was a top Trump campaign surrogate. (pbs.org)
  • To assemble the data for the rankings, Roll Call obtained year-end total revenue figures reported by each firm under the Lobbying Disclosure Act. (rollcall.com)
  • The special counsel in the Russia probe has referred investigations into possible unlawful foreign lobbying to federal prosecutors in New York, according to two people familiar with the inquiry. (yahoo.com)
  • A special interest's lobbying activity may go up or down over time, depending on how much attention the federal government is giving their issues. (opensecrets.org)
  • This paper provides a theoretical framework that focus on the relationship between lobbying and corruption (that is, it investigates under what conditions they are complements or substitutes). (repec.org)
  • Unfair and opaque lobbying practices are one of the key corruption risks currently facing Europe," said Panfilova. (transparency.org)
  • For further guidance on the applicability of Section 503 to CDC grantees please see the attached Additional Requirement (AR) 12 (attached below), which is CDC's policy on impermissible lobbying activities by CDC grantees. (cdc.gov)
  • Flynn's attorney did not respond to questions about whether the Justice Department or FBI had contacted Flynn about his lobbying activities. (pbs.org)
  • There's evidence in just the amounts spent on lobbying around this issue. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • That same year, one of the highest-polluting utilities, Southern Company, spent an estimated $9 million on climate change lobbying. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • We found a U-shaped relationship between greenhouse gases emissions and lobbying, which means that the highest and the lowest greenhouse gas emitters spent the most on lobbying related to climate change. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Meanwhile, companies that had average levels of emissions spent the least on lobbying, perhaps due to having less to gain or lose from potential changes in laws. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Between 2006 and 2009, the firms in our sample spent over $1 billion dollars lobbying on climate-related bills and issues. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • In our data, the usual suspects were most active in climate lobbying: companies in the automobiles and parts sector spent an average of approximately $1.8 million lobbying against climate change-related regulations per year, followed by the utilities sector ($1.1 million), oil and gas sector ($0.8 million), and basic resources sector ($0.8 million). (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Telecommunications giant AT&T, a major force in the Capitol, spent nearly $45 million on general lobbying in the same period. (latimes.com)
  • Talking about the meeting, Neil Findlay MSP said: "The transfer of powers from Westminster to Holyrood has brought with it a significant increase in Lobbying activity - the powers of the Scotland act will increase this further. (ekklesia.co.uk)
  • http://unlockdemocracy.org.uk/pages/lobbying-in-scotland-take-part-in-th. (ekklesia.co.uk)
  • But medical groups, politicians and parents began rebelling after disclosure of a behind-the-scenes lobbying campaign by Gardasil's maker, Merck & Co. , to get state legislatures to require 11- and 12-year-old girls to get the three-dose vaccine as a requirement for school attendance. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Merck & Co., bowing to pressure from parents and medical groups, is immediately suspending its lobbying campaign to persuade state legislatures to mandate that adolescent girls get the company's new vaccine against cervical cancer as a requirement for school attendance. (scienceblogs.com)
  • The State House lobbying corps closely watches the rankings of who makes the most money. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • If the implication is that minus the current state of Israel, there would be no "Israel lobby", then yes, I think Ross is missing quite a lot. (theatlantic.com)
  • The lobby existed independent of the state itself, and indeed kept right on going on Northern Irish issues even though the territory was part of Great Britain. (theatlantic.com)
  • As long as there is a largish population with a strong desire for a state, and an interest in the fate of that state's nationals, there will be a lobby for it. (theatlantic.com)
  • Low-rise and cottage construction gets boost from lobby agencies like the National Agency of Low-rise and Cottage Construction who help coordinate state and business interests. (rt.com)
  • We are able to focus on lobbying spending that was specific to climate change, by examining the issue descriptions filed with lobbying reports. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • It also increases the penalties for failure to comply with lobbying laws and provides for a GAO audit of lobbying reports. (brookings.edu)
  • We're concerned that our role in supporting school requirements is a distraction from that goal, and as such have suspended our lobbying efforts,' Haupt said, adding the company will continue providing information about the vaccine if requested by government officials. (washingtonpost.com)
  • Lobby groups may concentrate their efforts on the legislatures, where laws are created, but may also use the judicial branch to advance their causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Giffords and husband Mark Kelly, a former astronaut, wrote in an op-ed published in USA Today that their Americans for Responsible Solutions initiative would help raise money to support greater gun control efforts and take on the powerful gun lobby. (dailyherald.com)
  • RT Business spoke with Aleksandra Mochalova, editor-in-chief of the Low Rise and Cottage Construction magazine, the official printing body of the National Agency of Low-Rise and Cottage Construction, about the efforts of the lobby. (rt.com)
  • The SBS said the son requested Samsung to sign a $9.5 million sponsorship for the IAAF's Diamond League circuit from 2010-2012 in return for possibly lobbying some IOC members to support Pyeongchang's bid. (nationalpost.com)
  • Health-insurance companies increased lobbying activity by 11% to $7.8 million, according to the data" (Mullins and Farnam, 8/3). (medindia.net)
  • Every year, the world's five largest publicly owned oil and gas companies spend approximately $200 million on lobbying designed to control, delay or block binding climate-motivated policy. (forbes.com)
  • While all three companies claimed to have hired Cohen to offer different types of expertise, overall, the work looked a lot like lobbying. (cnbc.com)
  • University of Melbourne politics lecturer George Rennie, an expert in lobbying, said he has seen an increase in the rate of former ministers leaving their posts and taking up work for companies with a direct interest in their former portfolio area. (smh.com.au)
  • The millions that Cohen was paid because of his perceived proximity to the president is a glimpse into the shadowy world of unreported lobbying. (cnbc.com)
  • It routinely works with lobbying firms to get back in compliance with the law by registering and disclosing their work. (pbs.org)