Lobbyist registration must include the following information provided under oath:
Statement signed by each principal or principal's representative stating that the lobbyist is authorized to represent the principal;
Routhier concluded by noting that in order to achieve the objectives of the Act, four conditions must be met: continued action by the Commissioner, compliance with the rules by lobbyists, involvement of public office holders, and citizen vigilance.
Sean Moore, the founder and principal of Advocacy School, told attendees that among lobbyists there is a much better community of informed interests since the early days of these laws; yet there are still big gaps of understanding (and especially nuance of understanding).
In what follows we model lobbying as a repeated game between these for-profit commercial lobbyists
"I can tell you that, if we thought at the time that (legislators) were creating a special rule just (limiting) contract lobbyists
, we would have gone ballistic," he said.
That way, lobbyists
can avoid giving the governor just one option - the nuclear one.
DeLeo took in about $47,775 in direct donations from hundreds of lobbyists
last year, an average of about $165 per donation.
"What this Freedom of Information Act disclosure shows is that if meetings are taking place between government ministers and senior lobbyists
in Wales, they aren't being registered in ministers' official diaries.
According to the Center for Responsive Politics, there were 12,051 registered lobbyists
in Washington in 2012, and they spent a total of $2.47 billion trying to get government officials to do their bidding.
According to Corporate Europe Observatory's findings, some enterprises do not accurately list the number of lobbyists
they have - listing less - or the allocated budget.
federally registered lobbyists
and executive branch employees