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A well-known South Side activist and restaurateur was sentenced to seven months in prison today for violating federal law by lobbying on behalf of the violent and oppressive regime of Zimbabwe's longtime president in spite of U.S. economic sanctions.
Arizona-based company at center of investigation in Chicago Traffic camera giant Redflex has been lobbying the Rawlings-Blake administration and City Council to take over Baltimore's once-lucrative speed and red-light camera network ó stressing that it should not be judged by an unfolding scandal in Chicago in which a former executive is charged with bribery.
By Douwe Miedema WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Insurer American International Group is ramping up its lobbying team in¬†Washington, almost six years after it halted such efforts following its rescue by the U.S. government during the financial crisis. Many large companies deploy a handful of staff to provide access to Capitol Hill and the White House, but AIG has employed no officially registered …
Insurer American International Group is ramping up its lobbying team in Washington, almost six years after it halted such efforts following its rescue by the U.S. government during the financial crisis.
What's behind a dip in official spending on DC's favorite growth industry.
Since its IPO, Google has lobbied for everything from its fiber Internet to its driverless cars, reaching out to Republicans and Democrats alike.
By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) – Fund managers may face tougher scrutiny by global regulators than planned after their intense lobbying against a first proposal backfired, industry sources and G20 officials said. "The industry fears it may have shot itself in the foot as FSB (the regulatory task force) is coming back with an even more radical proposal," a European asset management industry source …
More lobbying doesn't mean more legislation — just more spending.
Three-fifths of nation's top 100 lobbying entities spent less on influence in the second quarter compared to a year ago.
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 …