Lobbying Registrations

16,204 active lobbying representations

52% involve at least one revolving-door lobbyist

59 new lobbying registrations this month

It can seem like lobbyists run Washington from behind the scenes. But their work isn't completely hidden. They’re required to register with the House and the Senate when they lobby for a new client. And former members of Congress, former congressional staffers and former high-level federal workers who now work as lobbyists—the so-called “revolving door” — are required to disclose their "covered" former positions. You can use this database to find out who's lobbying on whose behalf — and on what issues. Here's a guide.

Top issues for lobbying arrangements begun this month:

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New Lobbying Registrations By Quarter

Hundreds of new lobbying disclosures are filed every year. They typically spike at the beginning of the year and when new Congresses are sworn in every two years.

Newly-Updated Lobbying Representations

Former Covered Federal Workers: 
Other Lobbyists: 
Issue Client Firm Lobbyists Start Date Latest Filing Date
Americans for Financial Reform
in-house lobbying
Citizens for the Extension of the James Zadroga Act, Inc
GOVBIZ ADVANTAGE, INC.
Dahlberg Strategic on behalf of Huntington Ingalls
strategic business consulting and advocacy
SPLYSS LLC
First Cobalt Corp.
CTF Global LLC (formerly filing as The Grossman Group, LLC)
One Free World International
CTF Global LLC (formerly filing as The Grossman Group, LLC)
North Orange County Community College District
Advocacy on legislation or budget issues impacting California Community Colleges
Nossaman LLP (Formerly Nossaman LLP/O'Connor & Hannan)
Lexipol, LLC
Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.
Express Scripts
Wynne Health Group
Evolva Inc.
Forbes-Tate
Idemia (formerly known as Morphotrak)
Becker & Poliakoff, P.A.
Seawall Coalition, Inc. d/b/a American Flood Action Inc.
Member driven non-profit advocating for national solutions to flooding and sea level rise
ALPINE GROUP, INC.
Cannabis Trade Federationa (Formerly New Venture Fund)
Jochum Shore & Trossevin PC
CM Energy Holdings
North Star Strategies, LLC
Century Alum
North Star Strategies, LLC
Kentucky Equipment Distributors
North Star Strategies, LLC
Bacon Farmer Workman
North Star Strategies, LLC
USA Drone Port
North Star Strategies, LLC
Nahigian Strategies (On behalf of Varian Medical Systems)
Quadripoint Strategies LLC
Columbia River Knife & Tool Company
Knife Manufacturing
Sorini, Samet & Associates, LLC
Salick Comprehensive Diabetes Centers, Inc.
Smith Consulting Group, Inc.
Vanguard Renewables
JMS Consulting LLC
Society of Health and Physical Educators
in-house lobbying
Phibro Animal Health Corporation
COVINGTON & BURLING LLP
Guam Shipyard
WASHINGTON GLOBAL LAW GROUP, PLLC
Life Care Centers of America Inc.
Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
Jupiter Oxygen
Jeff burton
Schumacher Electric
THE VOGEL GROUP
Elizabeth Dole Foundation
CURA STRATEGIES
JPMORGAN CHASE HOLDINGS LLC
in-house lobbying
Saliba Action Strategies (on behalf of Islamic Relief Worldwide)
FAHMY HUDOME INTERNATIONAL, INC
Islamic Relief Worldwide
Mr. Khalil Saliba
Tri-Source Pharma
MERCURY STRATEGIES, LLC
CenturyLink, Inc.
MERCURY STRATEGIES, LLC
Bloomin Brands
Mr. Khalil Saliba
Chris Hoehn-Saric
The Majority Group, LLC
Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C. (obo Roche Diagnostics)
Brown Rudnick LLP
National Breast Cancer Coalition Fund
in-house lobbying
Edison Chouest Offshore
Marine services, transportation, and technology provider
Owen Evans Ingols
Energy Transfer Partners
midstream oil and gas infrastructure and transportation company
Owen Evans Ingols
National Council on Teacher Retirement, 9370 Studio Court, Elk Grove CA 95758
Mr. Peter Snell
Florida Power & Light
electric utility
Owen Evans Ingols
Nuclear Energy Institute
nuclear energy trade association
Owen Evans Ingols
GPS Capital Markets
Lincoln Policy Group
Valero Energy
Fuels manufacturer
Owen Evans Ingols
Wellington Strategies on behalf of WESCO
PARKVIEW ADVISORS, LLC
National Alliance to Impact the Social Determinants of Health
Leavitt Partners, LLC
Biomass Power Association
Biomass Power Asso
Mongolia Tomorrow Coalition
Ms. Jodie Moxley
Sixkiller Consulting, LLC obo Trust for University Innovation in Vietnam (TUIV)
KAE Strategic, LLC
City of San Francisco (Water and Power Division)
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission provides water, power, and sewer services
Owen Evans Ingols

What Information Must Lobbyists Disclose, and When?

Lobbying firms and lobbyists are required to file paperwork identifying themselves, their client, and the policy issues they are working on. The registrations are filed with the Secretary of the Senate and the Clerk of the House of Representatives. The rules about when firms (or organizations that employ their own lobbyists) have to register are complex, involving the amount of money spent in a quarter, the number of contacts with "covered officials" — executive branch employees, lawmakers and their staff — and the amount of time workers spend on non-lobbying activities. Because of this, some companies that might seem to be lobbying by an ordinary definition may not be included in this database.

Once a lobbying relationship has been registered, the lobbyists are required to file updates four times a year. Those updates aren't currently included in this database… yet.

Source: Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives and Secretary of the Senate

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