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Strong Industry Group Opposition Forces Dropping Of Bill Banning Retail “Pink Tax”

Consumers won’t be able to challenge the so-called “pink tax” in California — at least not this year. California state Sen. Ben Hueso (D-San Diego)...

Invesment Management Giant Lobbies For Universal Retirement Coverage

In an open letter to US lawmakers, State Street Global Advisors, the Boston investment giant, urges Congress to take steps such as requiring private employers...

Retail Lobbying Group Opposes Legislation On Marijuana Legalization

The Retailers Association of Massachusetts, which represents over 3,200 small and midsize businesses in the state, has joined a growing list of groups in opposing...

A Primer On The Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) And Its Relation To LDA

We have observed a significant amount of confusion lately regarding the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended (FARA), and when it applies....

Tesla “Owner’s Groups” Now Required To Assist In Company Lobbying Efforts

Tesla has established policies for any owners' club seeking "official" status from Tesla which gives the carmaker more control over these groups.  Among the set...

Illinois Daily Fantasy Sports Legislation In Jeopardy Amid Oppostition and Improper Lobbying Allegations

A contentious House committee hearing in Illinois addressed daily fantasy sports legislation, casting doubt on the legislature’s chances of formally legalizing the industry before...

AT&T Pushing California Bill To Discontinue Landline Service

AT&T is pushing a bill (AB 2395) in the California legislature that would allow it to phase out landlines starting in 2020 if there...