Our Turn to Lobby
- Recent Action in the Congress. // Congressional Digest;Dec94, Vol. 73 Issue 12, p297
Reports on developments involving lobbying in the US Congress. Disclosure of activities; Gift giving by lobbyists; Passage of a legislation amending the Ethics Reform Act.
- From the K street corridor. Barnes, James A.; Stone, Peter H.; Kriz, Margaret // National Journal;11/08/97, Vol. 29 Issue 45, p2261
Reports on matters related to lobbying in the United States Congress. Medicare chair for Deborah Steelman; Fight over health care; Effects of the deregulation of electricity.
- Get ready for a busy fall. // AHA News;8/30/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 17, p4
The author comments that U.S. Congress faces a busy period when its session resumes on September 9, 2013 and indicates that the 2013 fall will also be a busy period for hospital advocacy of the American Health Association (AHA) as it steps up efforts in lobbying the U.S. Congress to take action.
- Lobbyists Are Behind the Rise in Corporate Profits. Bessen, James // Harvard Business Review Digital Articles;5/26/2016, p2
The author discusses the findings of his research on how lobbying for regulations in the U.S. Congress contribute to profitability of corporations, economic inequality, and increase in spending activities, as well as the links between rising profits and industry concentration and stock volatility.
- Congressional Committee Members Lobbying for Higher Funding in 2004. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;3/11/2003, Vol. 343 Issue 31590, p6
Reports that the U.S. Congressional committee members are lobbying legislators for an increase in funding in fiscal 2004 budget plans. Possible utilization of the increased funding; Efforts made by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, which oversees the nation's highway in...
- Life on Capitol Hill: A pharmacist's perspective. Matzke, Gary R. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;4/15/2006, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p725
The article discusses the author's experience of being the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and the American Association for the Advancement of Science Congressional Fellow. The author discovered the major differences between the House and the Senate and between personal office and...
- Current Laws, Rules, and Regulations. // Congressional Digest;Dec94, Vol. 73 Issue 12, p292
Discusses laws, ethics, rules and regulations relevant to the activities of those who lobby the U.S. Congress. Federal Regulation of Lobbying Act of 1946; Foreign Agents Registration Act; Federal funds of lobbying activities; Post-employment lobbying by federal officials; Congressional ethic rules.
- Lobbying just isn't what it used to be. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);6/2/2008, Vol. 9 Issue 22, p8
The article reports on the lobbying reform passed by the U.S. Congress. The reform makes it impossible to buy a congressman a Coke or the lobbyist be slapped with a fine by the Justice Department. The new rules make relationship-building with members and staff much more difficult, according to a...
- CUs See Bankruptcy Reform Legislation Slipping Away. Roberts, Ed // Credit Union Journal;9/30/2002, Vol. 6 Issue 39, p1
Highlights the Congressional Caucus of the National Federation of Credit Unions (NAFCU), held in September 2002 in Washington D.C. Call for credit union representatives to urge their home state lawmakers to push the bankruptcy reform bill for a final vote; Congressional leaders' opposition to...