Some argue Congressional recess is when the real work gets done, when lobbying groups pull out all the stops to get policies passed.
An exodus of lawmakers means tough competition for lobbying jobs.
The companies that still donate are also becoming more transparent.
A couple hundred business owners push for the federal legalization of marijuana so their companies can grow.
The National Rifle Association spent about $5 million lobbying Congress last year. That’s up from around $1.5 million 10 years ago, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. But the NRA is not just a Washington lobbying powerhouse. Its reach…
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Google, Apple, Microsoft and others have loudly denounced Trump's immigration policy, but their lobbying reports tell a different story.
Amazon just keeps growing. So does its spending on lobbying in support of policies it thinks will aid that growth. Filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission show the company is on track to spend $12 million lobbying this year,…
Lobbying comes in many forms. It can be meetings and phone calls or quiet chats in the corridors of power. Or academic papers. A story in the Wall Street Journal today highlights how Google’s Washington-based lobbying shop uses scholarly work…
Similar tactics to hide money are taking place in states like Delaware.