Backing Obama, executives lobbying in favor of stimulus
- GROUPS WARN OBAMA. Brush, Silla // Hill;4/1/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 38, p16
The article reports that the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), and American League of Lobbyists warned U.S. President Barack Obama's administration regarding the effects of the restrictions on lobbying.
- Liberal Democrats seek to expand stimulus package beyond $1 trillion. Soraghan, Mike // Hill;1/20/2009, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p8
The article reports that the liberal Democrats are lobbying hard to put President-elect Barack Obama's economic stimulus bill beyond $1 trillion.
- Strength of message over money. Jankowsky, Joel // Hill;7/23/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 85, p22
The author reflects on the advantages and impact of Senator Barack Obama's prohibition on accepting money from lobbyists to the Policy and Regulation practice.
- Fine Print in a No-Lobbyist Pledge. Scherer, Michael; Dias, Elizabeth // Time International (Atlantic Edition);8/1/2011, Vol. 178 Issue 5, p14
The article discusses the receipt of campaign funds by U.S. President Barack Obama from donors like David Cohen, Sally Susman, and Michael Kempner, business and political professionals who have connections to federal lobbying groups.
- Misplaced focus by the administration. Wenhold, Dave // Hill;2/17/2010, Vol. 17 Issue 16, p22
In this article the author comments on the approach of the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama in creating policies on lobbying which forced people who have possibly registered to seriously look at their actual levels of lobbying.
- 'Scarlet L' returns as Obama sharpens rhetoric for 2012. Bogardus, Kevin // Hill;10/12/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 138, p16
The article reports on the regulations proposed by the U.S. President Barack Obama administration, including lobbyist gift ban over the executive branch and prohibition on federal advisory committees, which expected by the lobbyists to become political target of Obama for the reelection in 2012.
- Does the Legislative Transparency and Accountability Act Provide for Sufficient Reforms? Con. // Congressional Digest;May2006, Vol. 85 Issue 5, p139
The article presents the view of Democrat Senator Barack Obama of Illinois on the Legislative Transparency and Accountability Act and its provision for sufficient reforms. According to him, real reform means making sure that Members of Congress and the Administration tell us when they are...
- Stimulus has local biz salivating. Merrion, Paul // Crain's Chicago Business;2/2/2009, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p3
The article reports that some of Chicago, Illinois' biggest companies are jumping into the corporate lobbying frenzy for a piece of U.S. President Barack Obama's stimulus package. It states that with more than $800 billion on the table for infrastructure spending and tax breaks, Boeing Co.,...
- GREAT EXPECTATIONS. Brodsky, Robert // Government Executive;Oct2008, Vol. 40 Issue 14, p22
The article focuses on the government reform platform of the U.S. presidential candidate Barack Obama. He has outlined a plan for reforming the bureaucracy in the country since he began his presidential campaign. Obama pledges to save billions annually by proposing a reform to reduce the...