The Federal Regulation of Lobbying
Act, which became Title III of the Legislative Reorganization Act of 1946, defined a lobbyist as any person "who by himself, or through any agent or employee or other persons in any manner whatsoever, directly or indirectly, solicits, collects, or received money or any other thing of value to be used principally .
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Borut said the addition of a general session focusing on grassroots advocacy skills is part of an ongoing organizational effort to build NLC's power and influence as a lobbying
by physicians and other health professionals grew more slowly than that by other organizations (10 vs.
A: In general, it is always advisable for a 501(c)(3) organization engaged in lobbying
to make a lobbying
election under section 501(h) of the IRS code.
On a smaller scale, a brand-new grassroots group, the ADAP working group of the AIDS Treatment Activist Coalition (ATAC) will be lobbying
for ADAP funding later this summer.
firms work on monthly retainers of $5,000 to $25,000, a hefty amount for a small-business owner.
Daschle insists that she has consulted with congressional ethics staff and is in violation of no rules by lobbying
on behalf of American and other clients.
Much of the most visible lobbying
is carried out by mega firms like Cassidy and Associates; Patton Boggs; and Verner Liipfert.
Under the tax code, communications to members of your own organization aren't considered lobbying
So the Consejo did what it never had done before: It hired a lobbying
firm--newly formed Mexico City-based Grupo Estrategia Politica, in which an ex-Consejo director, Gustavo Almaraz, is a partner.
The bill was obviously defeated, but the manner of its defeat - the comparatively low numbers involved - indicated that a new style of lobbying
was at work.