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- State and Local Finance: Officials Lobbying on Internet Tax Moratorium Extension. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;9/18/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31225, p4
Reports on the lobbying of the federal legislators by states and localities to attach conditions to a proposed extension to the ban of the Internet access tax moratorium. Last date for the moratorium in the event of its not getting extended; Situation of other legislation of interest to the...
- Commercial lobbying `a waste of money', according to MPs. Mann, Nyta // New Statesman & Society;6/30/95, Vol. 8 Issue 359, p9
Reports that a majority of British Members of Parliament (MPs) believe that commercial lobbying by organizations and companies to advance their case in parliament is a waste of time and money. Skepticism to the benefits of lobbying; Options for regulating the lobbying industry.
- The dynamics of lobbying -- A differential game. Wirl, Franz // Public Choice;Sep94, Vol. 80 Issue 3/4, p307
Examines the dynamism of lobbying in the United States. Features of lobbying; Factors affecting legislation decisions of governments; Importance of lobbying on legislation and regulations.
- Crunch Time for K Street. Stone, Peter H. // National Journal;9/25/99, Vol. 31 Issue 39, p2718
Reports on speculation of an influx of lobbyist to influence what the United States Congress has put into as must-pass appropriation bills. Snapshots of several of the most expensive and contentious lobbying campaigns; Health care industry assistance; Prescription drug benefits; Minimum wage...
- India-focused Lobby Bill Reached $212M in 2012. // India -- West;3/1/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 15, pB13
The article informs that nearly 20 United States-based companies and organizations have spent more than 200 million dollars in 2012 for lobbying American lawmakers for their Indian business interests and other issues affecting their businesses globally.
- Proposed restrictions in the works. // Association Management;Aug95, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p9
Informs about the draft amendment in the House appropriations bill that would restrict lobbying expenditures by any organizations that receives or administers federal grant money.
- What goes around comes around. Lockhart, Lee // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;8/15/2003, Issue 323126, p22
Focuses on the defeat of legislation regarding financial privacy in the state legislature of California as of August 15, 2003. Organizations which took part in the lobbying against the legislature; Total number of signatures the consumer advocates obtained for a ballot initiative in 2004; Name...
- The Condorcet Jury Theorem and the Expressive Functions of Law: A Theory of Informative Law. Dharmapala, Dhammika; McAdams, Richard H. // American Law & Economics Review;Spring2003, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p1
We argue that legislation can generate compliance expressively, independently of deterrence. The Condorcet jury theorem implies that, in certain circumstances, the legislative process aggregates the private information of legislators to reach a decision superior to that of any individual...
- BOTTOM LINE. // Hill;9/28/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 105, p14
The article offers news briefs in the U.S. in 2010 including the employment of Podesta Group by the National Chicken Council to lobby on legislation, the employment of Cassidy & Associates by GET Engineering to lobby on appropriations and the employmenta of Behan Communications Inc. by General...