Includes profiles on federal lobbyists, members of Congress, Hill staffers and legislation.
A phenomenally accurate and up-to-date list of the 32,000+ lobbyists and government relations professionals who directly influence government policies and legislation.
Today’s hyper-competitive lobbying environment means being a successful advocate successful isn’t enough to keep your firm growing.
In fact, plenty of lobbyists find that while they’re winning attention on issues, they’re losing clients – even long-term ones - to firms who simply do a better job of promoting themselves.
You need to get back in control before it’s too late! Start immediately with business-development tactics that keep you competitive.
On January 30th all federally registered lobbyists must file, sign and certify their LD-203.
Are you confident you know all you need to know? After all, certifying your ethical conduct means understanding a mountain of differing rules for House, Senate and the Executive branch. It means knowing for sure that you’ve got all the right supporting records. And it means being able to prove you’ve made substantial efforts to educate employees and ensure compliance.
Here’s your chance to learn how rulemaking works, and how to make lobbying work in an agency environment that’s vastly different from Congress.
Register now for Understanding the Regulatory Landscape: Rulemaking Basics for Agency Lobbying. This 90-minute webinar provides the basics for finding and influencing plank-holders and decision-makers, giving you the know-how to use pending regulations to advance your goals.
In this 90-minute webinar, you’ll learn how Dr. David Rehr, lead researcher of the Congressional Communications Report, conducted this sweeping survey and what inputs from 2,200 lobbyists and 700 staffers reveal about the tactics that do – and don’t -- belong in your own communication strategy. You'll also hear from veteran lobbyist Mildred Webber on her insight into the results.
The 113th Congress is settling in. This gives you a unique window of opportunity to connect early on by bringing advocates to Washington to tell their stories as committees start work and priorities are being set.
With Washington increasingly moving at a snail’s pace, to be effective lobbyists have to know how to affect legislation at the state level and how to manage several legislative efforts in different states at once. However, each state is it’s own minefield of laws and regulations, so how can you achieve your organization’s goals without running afoul of the law?
Are you avoiding the media?
For plenty of government relations professional’s, avoidance is their strategy. But, with the media relations landscape changing rapidly, this is no longer an option.
From remarks taken out of context to botched interviews, engaging with the media can do serious damage. But avoiding it can be even worse. Now is the time to engage the media. Here’s how to do it on safe ground and on your terms
With HLOGA now in place and lobbying activities under intense scrutiny, compliance mistakes can now trigger catastrophic financial and criminal penalties. Now, one practical guide provides authoritative answers to all your questions about lobbying under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 as amended by HLOGA. The Lobbying Compliance Handbook covers everything from the lobbying activities that require disclosure to the specific steps lobbying firms and associations must take to maintain the required records and paperwork certifications.
Each Legislative Impact Report is created specifically for your needs. Select the bills you are interested in and we'll tell you which lobbyists, firms and organizations are working on them.
In the largest, most in-depth study of lobbying practices and how they are received on the Hill, George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management and the publishers of the Original US Congress Handbook and Lobbyists.info have compiled inputs from over 2,200 lobbyists and 700 Congressional staffers. Packed with full-color charts, ready-to-use best practices and surprising insights into what no longer works, this report is a must-have for everyone seeking Hill access — and influence.
State lobbying can provide you with opportunities that may not exist in today’s polarized Congress. The problem is knowing what you can and can't do. With state rules on gifts and disclosure varying from state to state this can be an extremely complicated endeavor.