He is a member of the board of the American Academy of Pediatrics and makes several annual trips to Washington on behalf of the organization to lobby for
car seats, keeping guns out of the hands of children, bicycle helmets, SIDS education and child abuse prevention.
The WBC aims to create a powerful lobby for
women business owners in New York State's building and construction industry through advocacy, education and technical assistance initiatives.
But the fact that Tom Daschle takes thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from Northwest and his wife's firm collects $200,000 a year to lobby for
them is no problem at all.
Farias's firm was hired by Amprofon--the recording-industry chamber of commerce--to lobby for
changes to the law regulating merchandise piracy.
On balance, given the deep pool of potential capital for lobbying, plus the virtually infinite supply of potential goodies to lobby for
(or against), plus the tendency of lobbies to accumulate, plus the tendency of lobbying to create more demand for lobbying, it is hard to see why the lobbying sector as a whole would stop growing and start shrinking.
Terrorism insurance: The December 31 extension aside, BOMA/NY continues to lobby for
either an extension through the end of next year or indefinitely.
You know, I could go lobby for
these people, because they can't all help themselves.
For 579 Fifth Avenue at 47th Street, JCS did a lobby for
a jewelry building, with new terrazzo floors, for owner KS Properties.