While we touched on other NLC programs and services in our discussions, our report provides specific action steps that we believe must be taken in 2003 to achieve our goals and to ensure that NLC is in fact and in perception the premier lobbying organization
for America's cities and towns.
This national Catholic social-justice lobbying organization
distributes a 1996 Post Convention Election Chart summarizing the positions of presidential candidates on peace and justice issues.
based lobbying organization
, says the council can play a significant role in creating much needed economic opportunities for everyone involved.
Jeff Brain, president of Valley Voters Organized Toward Empowerment, said his group plans to transform itself after the election into a good- government lobbying organization
, and he predicted that rent control will be one of the issues it will support.
Perhaps the best example of the likelihood of success comes from the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries, a pro-lottery lobbying organization
seemingly oblivious to its own irony.
The Community Mortgage Lenders of America (CML America) is a new lobbying organization
that focuses on protecting the interests of independent mortgage bankers.
If Burbank holds out that the deal is contingent on a curfew, don't cut the check,'' said Neil Bennett, regional vice president for the Air Transport Association, a lobbying organization
But The New York Times also often quotes Michael Oppenheimer as an objective expert, though Oppenheimer is a full-time employee of the Environmental Defense Fund, a lobbying organization
that benefits from greenhouse scares.
Unfortunately for NCPA, this forces policymakers to choose which source is accurate: America's foremost consumer research firm or a lobbying organization
committed to higher pharmacy costs.
What we're hearing is certainly giving us cause for cautious optimism,'' said Greg Garcia, who monitors trade issues for the American Electronics Association, a lobbying organization
for much of the technology industry.
The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste is a nonpartisan, nonprofit lobbying organization
dedicated to eliminating waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in government.
In that same time, the Democratic Party has received nothing from the company and Democratic candidates have received $49,900, according to Public Citizen, a public-interest lobbying organization