July 06, 2015

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Water regulations have become a contentious policy issue for both environmental and industry groups. 

Most people would agree that AIDS research is an important  target for government dollars, but digging deeper reveals the desperate scramble that advocates for various diseases must undertake to secure competitive research funding.

Government Relations Moves & Changes

Meghan Brady, National Association of Federal Credit Unions, Diego Echeverri, Concerned Veterans for America, Joy Dubost, The Beer Institute, Tate Bennett, National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, Jill Hoffman, Financial Services Roundtable, Anthony Cimino, Gary Riddle, Healthcare Distribution Management Association

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Nonprofits: Will be forced to raise costs or slash jobs

Associations are among the most organized for fly-ins, and in recent weeks we've seen advocates fly in from the National Fuel Funds Network, the International Council of Shopping Centers, Professional Compounding Centers of America, American Hotel & Lodging Association, Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America, Alzheimer's Association, Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America, Financial Services Roundtable, and Retail Industry Leaders Association, to name a few.

 

2.8 million ads ran in the midterm campaign cycle, amassing over $1.4 billion in spending between January and November 2010; 87.2% of ads run by independent expenditure groups were negative in tone.

At first glance, online gambling seems a no-brainer for the gaming industry.  Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson disagrees. 

Michael Scanlon is the latest Abramoff associate sentenced for his role in the corruption scheme.

Earlier this week, the American Gaming Association, Washington, announced a slew of new hires for their management team, most of which were for government relations or communications positions.

 

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