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The Lobbying Database, who gives how much for what

If anyone wonders why the votes taken by Congress turn out the way they do, this excellent work by Open Secrets gives us all the info we need. 147 more words


Public Relations Trumps Lobbying: Study Reveals PR Paradigm

Government relations professionals refusing to acknowledge and leverage public relations as part of influencing public policy are falling behind the times.  A new study by… 479 more words

Patrick Slevin

New and Improved? Why the EU Lobby Register still fails to deliver

Published by:  Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU), 27 January 2015

Research: Rachel Tansey

Writing: Rachel Tansey, Vicky Cann

This new research, published by the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU), shows how the voluntary approach to EU lobby transparency regulation fails to provide citizens with an accurate picture of the lobby scene in Brussels. 501 more words


Advocates launch video ads for Connecticut charter schools

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — An advocacy group has launched a video ad campaign promoting charter schools in Connecticut.

The Coalition for Every Child released its latest video ad Thursday. 128 more words


Most Funded AIPAC [Israel Lobby] Congressman introduces new Iran sanctions bill

[Editor’s Note]: This is getting too obvious how Israel is controlling our Congress. If you think this is a big silly little “conspiracy theory”, then I would recommend you look at who AIPAC’s top recipient of funds is. 260 more words


Burning Our Future, Sneaky Frackers, and More!


Fossil Fuel Follies:

OO New – And Worrisome – Contaminants Emerge
From Oil And Gas Wells
– two new hazardous fracking waste chemicals – ammonium and iodide – are pouring into Pennsylvania and West Virginia waterways, a new study shows. 254 more words

Story shows humanity of lobbyists

“I can’t tell my mother I’m a lobbyist; She thinks I’m a piano player in a whorehouse…”

That apocryphal saying reflects the often unsavory – and completely unfair and untrue – portrayal of lobbyists. 36 more words