Foreign corporations in Asia and the Asian Pacific have lobbied on the US Innovation and Competition Act, based on lobbying disclosures.
Political Lobbying articles on Democracy Chronicles
Political lobbying is a legal practice of petitioning the government enshrined in the Constitution but has been supersized in the modern era by well-financed lobbies having outsized impact on government decision making. Efforts to highlight and correct the oversized impact that the powerful few have over government will be highlighted in this section. Also see our sections on American democracy and Money Politics.
As firms strive to influence the critical politician, a longtime friend of the Senator has a thriving lobbying business in Washington.
Who is “soft on crime” in reality? The gun lobby and those who support it, particularly members of Congress and the Supreme Court.
Mountaire Farms, owned by the leading donor to Charles Koch’s political operation, has been fined for environmental violations.
Meta, the new name adopted by Facebook, spent over $20 million on lobbying in 2021, breaking its previous record of $19 million.
The proposed Lockheed Martin Corp. and Aerojet Rocketdyne Inc merger would give Lockheed a significant competitive advantage.
Google reported 27% higher U.S. lobbying expenditures for 2021 compared to 2020, spending up to $9.6 million for the year.
Corporate bodies are reneging on the promise not to fund those Republicans who backed the January 6, 2021, assault on democracy.
To ease tensions between the US and China for trade motives, South Korean chipmakers are increasing lobbying efforts in Washington.
The Congressional Black Caucus issued a warning to lobbyists in Washington to diversify their companies or be unable to reach it.