On the 12th day of lobbying, we bring you twelve drummers drumming alongside all the other musicians whose creativity and financial vitality are protected by the lobbying efforts of The Recording Industry Association of America.
We’ll need more than eleven piperspiping to address the nation’s crumbling water and sewage infrastructure, in fact an estimated $300 billion within the next decade- and both plastic and iron industry groups are vying for a piece of the action. The American Chemistry Council has lobbied 5 bills in 5 states, which would require states to open up bids for municipal water projects to plastic pipeline companies.
Day or night, if a problem arises Locke Lord Strategies will have ten lords a-leaping to your aide. Locke Lord Strategies has a bipartisan team of government affairs problem solvers who can assist you in issues including health care, financial services, international relations, energy, agriculture, education and appropriations.
Supporting nine ladies dancing? Why not visit The American Dance Therapy Association’s Arts Advocacy Day next March at the Grand Hyatt Washington? The organization has been dedicated to dance/movement therapy since 1966.
This year the eight maids a-milking decided to join the International Dairy Foods Association, to work with legislators, regulators and the public on issues affecting the dairy processing industry and is committed to facilitate growth of the industry. This year, the organization’s overall spending reached $4.5 million, maintaining a sizable decline from a peak of over $8 million in 2013.
At this time of year it is a lucky treat to witness the majesty of seven swans a-swimming in what we hope is pristine water, but Clean Water Action have been vocal in their concern about recent activity within Congress. Its grassroots Congressional Tracker allows its supporters to monitor and take action against detrimental legislative action.
If you’re searching for six geese a-laying we recommend checking with Schiltz Goose Farm Inc., which is represented by Moran Government Relations LLC.
If it’s five gold rings you’re after, you should put your true love in touch with the Fashion Jewelry and Accessories Trade Association, which represents the interests of manufacturers, supplies and retailers of jewelry and accessories. With more than 225 member companies, the FJATA will certainly be able to point you in the right direction.
The tech industry has seen more than four calling birds tweeting their interests this year. In the third quarter, the big 5 tech companies increased their lobbying spending by 24.3% compared to the same quarter last year. In the first three quarters of 2017 alone, Microsoft alone hired 81 lobbyists, from 16 different firms, to influence Congress specifically on tax issues.
Need a suggestion on where to find those three French hens? Well you’re not alone, The National Chicken Council‘s recent research shows that Americas now eat twice as much chicken as they do pork or beef. Organic chicken sales alone rose by a staggering 78% last year, to a whopping total of $750 million.
The American Bird Conservancy works to achieve four goals: halt extinctions, protect habitats, eliminate threats, and build capacity for bird conservation, ensuring we are all able to enjoy two turtle doves.
Far from the festive chirps of partridges in pear trees, the Northwest Horticultural Council have had their mind on NAFTA. The deal eliminated 20% tariffs on fruit, and industry groups are lobbying hard on recent negotiations to maintain access to their crucial Mexican and Canadian market, to which Washington state alone exports over 20% of its pear production.
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