But reporters are no more likely to stop asking questions about Linda Daschle's airline lobbying
than they were going to ignore Billy Carter when he signed on as a lobbyist for Libya.
When he undertook his lobbying
offensive, GAF's Heyman thought being an outsider was an advantage "because you come with no preconceived notions of what can and cannot be achieved within the system.
Even before the election, the public relations firm formed a lobbying
division in its Mexico City office, realizing that this would be a Congress like no other.
Associations that are not geared up for rapid and convincing communications with their members are going to find themselves at a lobbying
We urge the IRS," said Rothman, "to identify the criteria for allocating costs between lobbying
and nonlobbying activities when both purposes exist.
Legislation" is defined by reference to section 4911(e)(2) (which relates to the tax on lobbying
expenditures by charitable organizations), which defines the term as an "action with respect to Acts, bills, resolutions, or similar items by the Congress, any State legislature, any local council, or similar governing body, or by the public in a referendum, constitutional amendment, or similar procedure.
Under the laws governing tax-exempt institutions, the bishops may lobby as long as lobbying
activities do not constitute a substantial portion of their annual budget.
1 - the two grassroots lobbying
bills now being considered in the House and Senate.
Oracle, however, doubled down, increasing its lobbying
expenditures 101 percent to a record $2.
and advocacy is a process of influencing what others people feel, think and believe so that changes can happen the way the influencer want them to happen lobbying
and advocacy can
One thing is certain: The way lobbying
is done affects the ethical culture of the institution.
As pressure mounts on the Legislature to pass a bill declaring a moratorium on natural gas exploitation using the controversial hydraulic fracturing technique, industry has poured over one million dollars into lobbying
the Governor and the New York State Legislature in the first 6 months of 2010.
Although it is subtle, the change in the name from the Lobbyists Registration Act to the Lobbying
Act, signals an important mindset change.
The Traditional Values Coalition is deeply concerned about the grass-roots lobbying
requirements in Section 220 of S.
Few medical organizations had a lobbying
presence in the capital then.