Recent data from the city of Toronto’s lobbyist registry reveals the ride-sharing company Uber directed almost double the number of contacts to city staff and elected officials than the taxi industry and their supporters. 569 more words
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In this post, I highlight my recent trip to Washington, D.C., which took place earlier this week. While it is difficult to pinpoint a typical day as a lobbyist, this trip provides a pretty good flavor for some typical activities on the job. 821 more words
Bernard Jenkin claimed the government watered down the Trade Union Bill to ensure union support in its campaign to keep Britain in the EU.
Mr Jenkin told MPs “this stinks” like “cash for questions” and showed the government was at the “rotten heart of the European Union”. 461 more words
In a town where proximity to power is a measure of clout, Google’s ties with the Obama administration in Washington, D.C., are unrivaled among its tech and telecom peers. 312 more words
The following piece by Matthew Vaz, a Public Scholar at the Colin Powell Center and a lecturer in the Department of History at the City College of New York is reprinted from Huffington Post. 715 more words