In June this year, TV and movie actress Jessica Biel lobbied against
a bill that would require immunization in Sacramento, California.
Despite the numbers, the National Rifle Association (NRA) has successfully lobbied against
After a chaotic last-minute review in which intelligence agencies lobbied against
full disclosure, the White House said it would take more time to process and release thousands more documents that were also supposed to be made public.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross lobbied against
the move but Democratic and Republican lawmakers said an agreement had been reached to add an amendment into the National Defense Authorization Act that would prohibit ZTE from purchasing components from U.S.
Arkema (http://www.ibtimes.com/political-capital/texas-republicans-helped-chemical-plant-exploded-lobby-against-safety-rules) successfully lobbied against
key chemical safety provisions with the help of elected officials including Babin and nine other Texan members of Congress, as (http://www.ibtimes.com/political-capital) International Business Times reported.
The only exception I'm aware of is when credit unions lobbied against
the extension of the Transaction Account Guarantee in late 2012.
Ex-CEO of the bank, Martin Taylor, said the BoE governor 'would have filleted' him if he had lobbied against
regulation in the early 1990s.
Local people and councillors opposing the plans to convert the building into a Tesco Express lobbied against
He's served hard time, beaten drugs, protested against Vietnam, lobbied against
the death penalty and rallied against the Bush administration's stance on Iraq.
Abu Dhabi The UAE lobbied against
Canada's bid to win a seat on the United Nations Security Council because of its anti-Arab policies and protectionism, a UAE official told Gulf News.
Exxon Mobil Corporation (Exxon) (NYSE: XOM), a United States-based oil and gas company, has donated around GBP1m in 2010 to companies that have lobbied against
controls on greenhouse gas emissions, The Times has reported without citing any sources.
In 2009, as Congress tried to hammer out health care reform, insurance companies lobbied against
legislation that included a government-run insurance program.
Teachers unions, which typically oppose the creation of charter schools, had lobbied against
The BCA has lobbied against
the change to the empty property rates legislation since its introduction in 2008, arguing that it is a tax on hardship and has had a negative impact on regeneration, stopping many speculative developments, including those in regeneration and rural areas.
Tattersalls, Darley, Godolphin, the Newmarket Trainers' Federation and the Save Historic Newmarket action group once again lobbied against
the plans at the meeting at the council offices in Mildenhall, but the existing core strategy document, of which the housing development is a part, was approved on Thursday by a block vote of Conservative councillors.