THE LOBBYIST OF TODAY, GOOD OR BAD?

June 30th, 2012

Lobbyists sought by giant firms

June 18th, 2012

This is an ongoing item in that there has been a general
agreement on capitol hill that the less said, the better.
Sooner or later the potential conflicts of interest will
become tomorrow’s headlines. Keep you informed.

The Hiring of Lobbyists by congresspeople to staff their offices

July 21st, 2011

This is a story that hit the media recently.  Facts presented by the publication,The Hill,  states unequivocally that 34 or more members of Congress have successfully employed lobbyists, presumably from firms on K st. at a figure thousands  of dollars less than they make as lobbyists. Examples are given, with facts figures and staff  positions. […]

Political Campaigns More Costly

July 21st, 2011

An introduction to the sky rocketing costs of campaigning
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Earmarks never left us

July 25th, 2010

The members of Congress continue to slip millions of dollars worth of
so called ears to a budget law, hoping it will be noticed by only those
who are  the recipient.  A recent item by item study reveals just how
far we are from being free of this budget breaking habit.  Watch for it here.

What Price -political office holder

July 11th, 2010

A discussion of the inner workings of campaigns, for small or larger office, we find that raising and spending money is remarkably the same.  Only difference, those running for state or federal office now speak of how many millions of dollars they have raised.  Some have even spent up to 11 million just to get […]

ETHICS A MUST copy

July 7th, 2010

Ethics practiced diligently could be the public relations life saver that lobbying as a profession desperately needs to
combat the media firestorm that has been accepted by an already panicked public opinion.
There are many sides to the practice of offering lobbying
services. To borrow a phase, LOBBYING HAS IT’S GOOD, IT’S BAD, AND IT’S UGLY.
We can’t all […]

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January 19th, 2010

A WORD TO THOSE LOBBYISTS JUST BEGINNING

November 11th, 2009

IN RESPONSE TO THOSE WHO ARE PRESENTLY STUDYING
AND CONSIDERING
BEGINNING THEIR LOBBYING CAREER
These suggestions may benefit those who have studied the many texts and published material that has been available, including our book,  Everybody Lobbies.
The question we asked was  “ have you done your homework?”
If so, this series may be of help.   We would  like to […]

a report on: THE STATE OF THE LOBBY PROFESSION

March 29th, 2008

THE LOBBY CHANNEL […]