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a large entrance or reception room or area

the people who support some common cause or business or principle or sectional interest

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a group of people who try actively to influence legislation

detain in conversation by or as if by holding on to the outer garments of

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So another task was added to those borne by Lobby journalists.
Mohamad Ariff said the new Parliament administration under the Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has agreed to grant journalists access to the Dewan Rakyat lobby, compared to the previous administration under the then-Barisan Nasional (BN) government that barred media workers from the lobby.
"Toronto adopts City of Ottawa's lobby registry 'business cards'." Ottawa Citizen, April 8, 2014: http://ottawacitizen.com/news/local-news/torontoadopts-city-of-ottawas-lobby-registry-business-cards
We strongly think Romania needs a strong lobbying legal framework in order for those who lobby nowadays and who have thorough knowledge of legal regulations to get involved and have a contribution to the development of really effective public policies.
However, several US-based entities including corporates such as Boeing and some industry groupings - including Alliance for Fair Trade with India (AFTI) and Chamber of Commerce of the USA - have stepped up their lobbying with the American lawmakers on India-related issues, as per the latest lobby disclosure reports.
"Lobbying for the City of London" shows that British banks, hedge funds, insurance companies and their lobby groups command massive resources and enjoy easy access to decision-makers in EU institutions.
What's interesting, though, is how little cash the industry as a whole is spending to lobby the government and what an outsized influence that cash has.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The majority of Arab and Muslim critics of American foreign policy have long believed that one of the most important problems in Washington's approach to the Middle East has been the overwhelming influence of the pro-Israel lobby. In its vulgar and anti-Semitic versions, this familiar line of thinking sometimes gains a nasty conspiratorial tilt with the accusation that a Jewish "cabal" is behind all critical decisions.
The lobby and hallway provides the first impression to a prospective buyer or renter.
At that time, it was used to describe those who stood in the lobby of the palace of Westminster in London, waiting to catch a quick word with members of Parliament on their way to and from the House of Commons debating chambers.
Of the 84 countries surveyed, Israel ranked 83rd, spending just $1,250 to lobby America in 2013.
On the flight back to the Vatican from World Youth Day in Brazil, Pope Francis was questioned by the media about a "gay lobby" in the Vatican.
We should embrace the fact that we as librarians are of noble profession because you cannot lobby and advocate effectively in an environment where you display poor images of yourself and the library profession.
The companies are allowed to lobby for their cases in various departments and agencies in the US, but they are required to file their lobbying disclosure reports every quarter with the US Senate.
Yet management has struggled with fully understanding the overall performance in the lobby due to various systems capturing fragmented sales and service information such as DDA systems, time and deposit systems, loan systems and credit card systems, and in most cases no dedicated systems for tracking lobby service.