With the change in government and ensuing staffing turnover on the Hill, the Lobbying
Act has become politically salient and subject to considerable debate.
This is the lowest lobbying
'income' received by the firm from the Indian government since April-June period of 2010, the last quarter when the figure was below $5,000.
adopted meaningful lobbying
regulation with the passage of the Lobbying
Disclosure Act (LDA).
, then, was an action in which special interests endeavored to secure favors from those with political power.
To know if lobbying
and advocacy is been applied in their institution.
Many state lobbying
organizations use this model or have adopted similar codes.
While the wording differs from statute to statute, definitions of lobbying
tend to exclude communications for the purpose of getting information that is publicly available (like funding applications); enquiries about the terms and conditions of programs or the application process for obtaining grants; and communications about the enforcement, interpretation, or application of statutes and regulations.
because the employee's lobbying
activities constitute less than 20 per cent of his or her duties).
He participated in a November "fly in" to assist the Cardiology Advocacy Alliance, a 4,000-member lobbying
group to which Iowa Heart has contributed "tens of thousands" of dollars.
Whether a nonprofit chooses the 501(h) election or not, it must report lobbying
expenditures on its Form 990, it's just a matter of which section.
The League wants Congress to enact lobby reform legislation that makes such changes and establishes an Office of Public Integrity to oversee and enforce ethics rules and lobbying
laws, receive allegations and complaints, conduct investigations and present cases to congressional ethics committees.
Even if they say they're not lobbying
the district on behalf of these clients, it's a massive conflict of interest, especially because they are operating at the highest level of the district,'' said Nathan James, a spokesman for the mayor.