January 23, 2012 •
A Look at Lobbying in 2011
As the lobbying reports are analyzed from 2011, news articles have been appearing in the last few days talking about what kind of year it was for the lobbying industry. Here are a few significant contributions:
“On K Street, 2011 was year to forget” by Kevin Bogardus and Rachel Leven in The Hill.
“K Street’s boom goes bust” by Anna Palmer on Politico.
“K Street’s Largest Firms Saw Some Dips in 2011 Business” by Kate Ackley in Roll Call.
“Many lobbying firms saw dropoff in revenue in 2011” by Catherine Ho in the Washington Post.
“Lobbying outlays bounce back in 4th quarter” by Dave Levinthal on Politico.
“Chamber cuts lobbying spending in half for 2011” by Kevin Bogardus in The Hill.
“Chamber’s lobbying spend fell sharply in 2011” by David Ingram on Reuters.
In the States:
“Lobbyists’ largesse at Capitol: $87,248” by Chris Joyner in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. (This article discusses spending in the first two weeks of 2012.)
“Business lobby outspends all others, nears all-time record” by Adam Sichko in the Albany Business Review.
“Top 35 Biggest Spenders on Smith Hill” by Dan McGowan on GoLocalProv.com.
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