Training on lobbying for
ministerial staff should go beyond content of the Lobbying Act to actually equip staff with the ability to facilitate compliance and include how and why exempt staff can contribute to lobbying oversight.
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.
Besides lobbying for
the law, the Society promotes the ethical code of conduct (obligatory for all members), offers different forms of part-time education, such as seminars, organizes annual international conferences and promotes lobbying in every way possible.
Thus, AIPAC spent approximately $3 million lobbying for
Israel in 2013.
A Advocacy and lobbying for
people centered libraries.
Among its expenses, Related paid $300,817 for lobbying for
the delayed Moynihan Station, while Solow paid $466,384 for the East River development site, out of a total of $556,384.
Moreover, the Commissioner has the discretion to ban a person from lobbying for
up to two years if he or she is convicted of an offence under the Act.
"Medicine has evolved from a ma and pa country setting to a large industry with oversight comparable with other large service industries such as banking," says Leo Furcht, MD, 60, a Minneapolis pathologist who spends one day a week in Washington lobbying for
stem cell research and other federal grant dollars for the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, an 85,000 member biomedical research advocacy group.
"Given the nature of our mission, most of our advocacy initiatives can be accomplished through the (c)(3) approach," such as lobbying for
specific legislation and activity focused on influencing regulatory agencies.
The LWVUS Advocacy Team and our Leagues and members nationwide were still engaged in lobbying for
the League's priority issues as the first session of the 109th Congress continued after the Thanksgiving recess.
We were not only lobbying for
issues central to the conduct of our industry, but the health and welfare of millions of tenants in New York which building owners and managers serve and protect daily." Meetings covered pending legislation as far-ranging as mold, the siting of electricity generating plants, terrorism insurance, labor law reform and more.
On a smaller scale, a brand-new grassroots group, the ADAP working group of the AIDS Treatment Activist Coalition (ATAC) will be lobbying for
ADAP funding later this summer.
All that changed after September 11, when her role in lobbying for
the airline bailout bill became public.
So-called lobby laws provide for the registration of lobbyists and usually their employers, the reporting of expenditures, and sometimes prohibition of certain types of activities, such as lobbying for
a contingency fee, a percentage of the amount of money that the lobbyist secures or saves the group he or she represents.
(**) As a practical matter, the time devoted to activities on behalf of the nonprofit organization m employer's willingness to permit this, however, should not transform the activity into lobbying for
still require the employee to perform his normal duties.