The Directory of Washington Lobbyists, Lawyers and Interest Groups

Winter, 1995 by Edward Zuckerman

Publisher: Amward Publications, Incorporated

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  A survey of federal lobbying disclosure forms done by Columbia Books for Politico found more than instances last year in which lobbyists collected fees from clients without doing any lobbying. Interest groups influence government using variants on one of two strategies, the inside game and the outside game. The inside game refers to attempts to persuade government officials through direct inside contact. Another term for the inside game is lobbying. Washington is filled with thousands of lobbyists, covering every imaginable issue and viewpoint.   In total, these groups spent more than $ billion on immigration lobbying between and —and that was almost all before the newest . persons who agree to engage in lobbying activities at the request of a particular interest group, or who do so on their own volition, on behalf of that particular interest group. also, persons who, merely as citizens with particular concerns about public policies, volunteer to engage in lobbying.

  WASHINGTON — In the years after Patty Murray first won her U.S. Senate seat in , she received some of her biggest political contributions from women’s groups .   Contains "legal guidance on the laws governing campaign finance, lobbying, and Congressional gift and travel rules, and the regulation of relationships between politics and money for lobbyists and lawyers; corporate, non-profit, and trade association governmental affairs specialists; and all others seeking to inform public opinion and/or influence federal, state, and local decision makers.".   Lobbying runs deep in Washington. Every day, thousands of law firms, associations and advocacy groups seek to exert influence over policymaking away from the glare of presidential and.   Washington’s most profitable lobbying group in is headed by this soft-spoken Oklahoman who is said never to have sent a press release touting his accomplishments. Jankowsky created the Akin Gump lobby practice more than 20 years ago for firm patriarch Robert Strauss, who at age 89 still comes into the office regularly but is not.

In his book “The Lobbyists,” for example, Wall Street Journal reporter Jeffrey Birnbaum showed how an army of lobbyists, strong (double what it was 10 years ago), has come to. Lobbyist tends to be used as a dirty word in politics. Indeed, during the presidential primary campaign, Hillary Clinton was derided for even suggesting that some lobbyists represent real Americans. But although many popular commentators position interest groups as representatives of special—not public—interests, much organized advocacy is designed to advance public interests and . Few of Washington's large lobbying groups achieve perfect harmony in the demographics of their Honorables. The perfect harmony is the ultimate of Washington: between House and Senate, between. The group dispatched 19 lobbyists to the Texas Capitol, many of them highly paid, pushing charter school expansion, online learning and state takeover of low-performing schools.

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Get this from a library. The Directory of Washington lobbyists, lawyers & interest groups. Washington lobbyists/lawyers directory '79/ [Ed Zuckerman; Amward Publications.] formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Book\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0. WAYPOINT CONSULTING GROUP* Washington State Opportunity Scholarship: @: S nd St Auburn WA 10/14/ Teresita Torres, before becoming partner with Waypoint Consulting Group, was Associate Staff Attorney/Legislative Affairs Coordinator with Teamsters Local Union Corporate lobbyists are everywhere in Washington.

Of the organizations that spend the most on lobbying, 95 represent business. The largest companies now have upwards of lobbyists representing them. How did American businesses become so invested in politics. And what does all their money buy. Drawing on extensive data and original interviews with corporate lobbyists, The.

Lobbyists are even represented by the American League of Lobbyists. About the Book Author Greg Rushford has been observing Washington's political scene since — first as a student, then as a congressional aide during the s, and, in recent decades, as a journalist who specializes in the politics of international trade and diplomacy.

Many lobbyists work in lobbying firms or law firms, some of which retain clients outside of lobbying. Others work for advocacy groups, trade associations, companies, and state and local governments. Lobbyists can also be one type of government official, such as a governor of a state, who presses officials in Washington for specific legislation.

And when you talk about interest groups, there are some arguments that Political Action Committees, for example, allow individuals to band together. On the other hand, lobbying can be corrupting, lobbying can skew public policy makers. What we may be concerned about is, of course, the payoffs.

Also, in some sectors of the economy interest. Lobbyists and interest groups play an active role in the American legislative process. Information on lobbyist registrations and on interest groups in general is available from a variety of online and printed sources, including files available for public inspection.

This report is a guide for locating governmental sources that maintain files on lobby groups, their registrations, and finances. Directory and List of Lobbying Firms and Lobbyists See Lobbyists who regularly lobby the agency relevant to you.

We cover over federal agencies and provide detailed information about lobbyists' work with each agency, including lobbyists who formerly worked at. Washington lobbying shops, high-priced law firms and special-interest groups also received big loans, according to the administration, the latest.

A compilation of Washington representatives of the major national associations, labor unions, governments, U.S. and foreign companies, registered foreign agents, lobbyists, lawyers, law firms, and special interest groups, together with their clients and areas of legislative and regulatory concern.

Lobbying in the United States describes paid activity in which special interest groups hire well-connected professional advocates, often lawyers, to argue for specific legislation in decision-making bodies such as the United States is a highly controversial phenomenon, often seen in a negative light by journalists and the American public, with some critics describing it as a legal.

Government Law and Lobbying – at the local and state level in Florida and the federal level in Washington, D.C. – has been a core practice for Becker since its founding in Our team of lawyers and lobbyists includes several who have served in high-level government positions and distinguished themselves in the political and legislative.

Not a single corporate lobbyist I interviewed for my book The Business of America Is Lobbying identified a diffuse interest group or a union as the primary opponent on an issue on which he or she. The history of lobbying in the United States is a chronicle of the rise of paid advocacy generally by special interests seeking favor in lawmaking bodies such as the United States lobbying has usually been understood as activity by paid professionals to try to influence key legislators and executives, it has been around since the early days of the Republic, and affects every.

For the young and ambitious, lobbying by lawyers has become for Washington what investment banking is for New York. The nation's capital is the epicenter of lawyer-lobbying. Janu | Lobbying in Washington declined for the second straight year, to its lowest level since Wall Street, insurance, lawyers and law firms and other industries all took hits, but none more so than education.

Patton Boggs remained the top lobbying firm in terms of billings, but even it saw less revenue than it did in   This database combines many of CQ's most well- known government and political titles into a single searchable database.

It includes such titles as the Political Handbook of the world, Elections A to Z, the Federal Regulatory Directory and the Washington Information Directory and covers such topics as International Affairs, Congress, Law and the Courts, Elections and Political Behavior, the.

A lobbyist is paid by an organization to promote the organization’s positions to federal and state legislatures and, less frequently, to administrative agencies. Lobbyists may also work to change public opinion through advertising campaigns or by influencing “opinion leaders” or pundits, thereby creating a climate for the desired change.

Lobbyists: Top Recipients All Recipients Presidential Candidates Senators Members of the House Senate Candidates House Candidates All Members of Congress PAC Recipients. Utilize Super Lawyers to find an experienced lobbying attorney.

Lobbying attorneys attempt to direct and influence legislation on the behalf of an individual, special interest group, or company.

They craft strategies that can affect local, state, and federal policies. Beginning with the foundations of interest groups during the late 19th-century Gilded Age, to the contemporary explosive growth of lobbying, Political Action Committees, and new forms of interest group cyberpolitics, readers are provided with multiple approaches to understanding the complex and changing interest advocacy sphere.

The group spent almost $8 million of its $ million budget in (Gerard banked $ million in the same year) actively lobbying against any and all environmental regulations. Labor unions were much more important, and the public-interest groups of the s were much more significant actors.

And very few companies had their own Washington lobbyists prior to. The lobbying group that represents “Big Candy” interests such as Mars and Hershey’s held two events at Trump properties in the past two years — at the Doral in Miami in March and in at the Trump International Hotel in Washington.

The group appears to. Interest Groups and Lobbying is an accessible and comprehensive text that examines the crux of this conflict. Pulling together two areas of interest group research (why advocacy organizations form and how they are able to gain influence in Washington) DC.

Thomas T. Holyoke shows students the inner workings of interest groups in the United States. A company or interest group often hires professional lobbyists to do the job. Estimates for two thousand nine show that close to three and a half billion dollars was spent to.

”Lobbyists and other advisers who help clients navigate Washington are quietly highlighting ties to Mr. Biden and his team in pitches to prospective clients, while firms and interest groups. "Interest Groups and the Courts." In Guide to Interest Groups and Lobbying in the United States, edited by Burdett A.

LoomisPeter L. Francia and Dara Z. Strolovitch, Washington, DC: CQ Press, doi: /n9. Loomis, Burdett A, et al. "Interest Groups and the Courts." Guide to Interest Groups and Lobbying in the.Today, approximately half of all American states have lobbying offices in Washington, DC, where governors are also represented by their own national, partisan, and regional associations.

Jennifer M. Jensen's The Governors' Lobbyists draws on quantitative data, archival research, and more than Washington interest group system based on lobbyists and their issue affiliations (Carpenter, Esterling, and Lazer ; Carpenter, Esterling, and Lazer ; Grossman and Dominguez ).

Finally, as a validation, we test our expectations using both theoretically deduced and empirically derived categorizations of policy domains.