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Lobbying

Military still doesn’t use American-made sneakers

New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet.

Date: 07/03/2015 | Business Wire


For Hastert, fortune grew from farmland

Former House speaker Dennis Hastert, who was indicted Thursday on charges of concealing bank withdrawals related to a secret $1.7 million payoff, made a small fortune through real estate investments before leaving Congress.

Date: 05/30/2015 | Nation & World


128 lobbyists fail on Comcast deal

WASHINGTON — Comcast spends more than any other company lobbying Washington. Its chief executive has golfed with President Barack Obama. Its executives raise cash for Democrats — all for when they need something in return.This time, it didn't work.The...

Date: 04/25/2015 | Business Wire


Retirement funds resist ‘duty’ to investor

WASHINGTON — Top financial lobbyists converged on the White House last week in a failed bid to forestall an administration plan that would impose new rules on brokers who manage trillions of dollars in U.S. retirement accounts.

Date: 01/30/2015 | Business Wire


Boeing leads defense firms in federal lobbying

Boeing outspent all major defense firms last year in lobbying Congress and executive agencies, according to analysis of public records by Politico.

Date: 01/22/2015 | Aerospace Blog


Bill would curb lobbying by former state officials

SEATTLE — A new ethics bill the Legislature will consider would bar state elected officials and their top aides from lobbying state government for a year after leaving their jobs.

Date: 01/09/2015 | Northwest




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