Lobbying in the United States
The executive order would force federal contractors to disclose their campaign spending.
Two bipartisan bills seek to strip them of taxpayer-funded pensions.
Some registered lobbyists will once again be allowed to serve on federal advisory boards.
Google spent $1.21 million more on lobbying over the last three months than earlier in the year.
• American Airlines signed up with upstart firm Capitol Strategies Partners, a new venture that was...
Women seize power in an industry once almost the exclusive preserve of men.
It’s one of the greatest disappearing acts that K Street has ever seen.
•AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY. General Motors has signed up a well-connected Republican-leaning lobby firm.
Lobbyists are seeing dollar signs with the return of “regular order” to Capitol Hill.
K Street’s hopes for a recovery in 2013 proved to be a pipe dream.
A federal court revived a challenge to the policy that keeps lobbyists off advisory boards.
• AEROSPACE. SpaceX, the rocket manufacturer and launcher, has hired The Nickles Group to lobby on...
The grand total: $3.77 billion.
They move back and forth between the public and private sectors with ease.
The powerful business group has stepped up its involvement in the midterm elections.
Washington’s lobby shops jealously guard an elite tier of big-money contracts.
Lobbying money has gone underground in Washington.
Republicans took a victory lap Wednesday after the Supreme Court’s campaign finance decision.
Records show a slight drop in funds spent to lobby Congress and the administration from 2012.
The overall number of registered lobbyists fell as well, according to a report.
• AVIATION. Alaska Airlines has brought on a former top aide to a powerful Senate Democrat....
• FIREARMS. ShotSpotter Inc., the self-described “world leader in gunshot detection,” has armed...
Lobbyists are minting money from the surge in government regulations.
Bob Bauer is one of the folks helping fix some major problems in American government by helping...