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U.S. food companies spent almost as much lobbying Congress in the first quarter of 2014 as they did in the full year in 2013, a sign the industry may have intensified its fight against state labeling requirements for genetically engineered foods, according to a report released Tuesday. The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), along with companies such as PepsiCo Inc and Coca-Cola Co …
The way that consumers would be informed when their food is genetically engineered is being battled out in Congress.
The food industry spent $9 million lobbying Congress to oppose laws requiring labeling for genetically modified products in the first quarter of this year, nearly matching its total spending for all of last year, a new report said.
The way that consumers would be informed when the food they buy has been genetically engineered-and perhaps whether they'd be informed at all-is being battled out in Congress and among industry and advocacy groups, with millions of dollars in play and some well-known, publicly traded companies acting as the key players.
Three-fifths of nation's top 100 lobbying entities spent less on influence in the second quarter compared to a year ago.
- The National Law Journal's Washington Report: Revenues Tick Up, Out-of-Town Firm Lawyer Count Jumps, Akin Again Leads …
NEW YORK — The annual surveys of Washington's legal services and lobbying industries by ALM's The National Law Journal finds slight growth in overall top firm revenues and some sharp increases in lawyer …
The for-profit company, which agreed to shut or sell its 107 campuses after the government limited its access to student aid, spent $320,000 on lobbying in the quarter ended June 30, according to public disclosures.
The audit firm agreed to pay $4 million to settle accusations by the S.E.C. that it broke independence rules with appeals to Congress on behalf of auditing clients.
The group overtakes struggling Squire Patton Boggs in quarterly revenues.
A Sunlight Foundation analysis of lobbying on Keystone Pipeline XL shows that one side yields way more influence than another.