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Lobbying For The New “Cheese”

Photo Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times Consumer's growing concerns about the effects of meat and other animal-based proteins in their diets, has led to significant growth in the demand for plant-based foods,...

With Well-Funded Interests In The Game, Pot Lobbying No Longer Grass-roots in California

It wasn't long ago when only the truly fearless lobbyist would take on a client with marijuana interests. Firms ran the risk of being labeled with a scarlet "M" which could hinder...

A Tough Climb To Becoming A Full-Fledged Stock Exchange

The firm featured in the Michael Lewis 2014 book, “Flash Boys,” IEX Group Inc. is attempting to climb the steep mountain to becoming a full-fledged stock exchange. IEX has hired former chief...

Squire Patton Boggs Looks West With Acquisition Of California-Based Firm

The third largest Lobbying firm in D.C. just got larger as Squire Patton Boggs announced Monday that it has acquired San Francisco-based Carroll Burdick & McDonough. The expansion will add will add 55 lawyers...

Lobbyists Wait For A Signal In War For Television Airwaves

No more Hawaii Five-O. No more Judge Judy. Lifeless airways. Dropped signals. Rooftop TV antennae rusting in the twilight. The end of traditional broadcast television the way it’s been since regular programming began in...

Lobbyists On The Leash In The Debate Over Pet Pills

How much is that doggie in the window? Try $50 billion, the estimated annual cost of pet ownership in the U.S. according to the American Pet Products Association. Of course this isn’t all rubber pork-chops...

A Harvest Of Plenty For Genetically Modified Food Labeling Lobbyists

If lobbying produced video game versions of its most ferocious battles no game would be more Xbox intense than Mortal Kombat: Grocery Store Wars.  Imagine the graphics: every aisle is a trench, every freezer...