Retailers band together to fight health reform law

By Erin Quinn

Companies, trade groups band together to lobby on issues of common interest.

Excerpts from this story referencing "FedEx":

"… ress, Bank of America, Conde Nast, the Envelope Manufacturers Association, FedEx, the National Retail Federation, the Newspaper Association of America and …"

Lobbyist PACs hurting for cash following election

By Dave Levinthal

Political cash machines of many top government affairs shops see a slow start to 2014 election cycle.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Patton Boggs":

"… Federal Election Commission records indicates. The PAC sponsored by Patton Boggs, for example, the nation's biggest lobbying firm, ended the 2012 president …"

"… ed the 2010 midterm election cycle with slightly more available cash. Patton Boggs has no comment on its PAC activity, said Kevin O'Neill, dep …"

Bank of America, unions among newly named inauguration sponsors

By Dave Levinthal

Sponsors of Obama's second inaugural have spent nearly $283 million on lobbying since 2009.

Excerpts from this story referencing "FedEx":

"… til 90 days after Monday’s inauguration. …"

"… (Read: Corporate backers poured $160 million into lobbying since 2009.) FedEx has spent more than $64 million on federal lobbying since 2009, while Coca …"

Package from Yemen leads to worker illness, government stonewalling

By J.J. Barrow and Trevor Aaronson

U.S. Postal Service refuses to investigate an employee’s debilitating illness and a suspicious package that spilled chemicals.

Excerpts from this story referencing "FedEx":

"… se: Yemen. Four months earlier, two bombs from Yemen had been sent through FedEx and UPS, and the U.S. Postal Service had alerted everyone to be on the loo …"

"… iscovered in Britain aboard a UPS cargo plane and the other was found in a FedEx warehouse in Dubai. USPS briefly stopped accepting mail from the country. …"

FedEx fails to deliver for drivers

By Amy Biegelsen

FedEx drivers are part of the ever-blurring line between employees and contractors.

Excerpts from this story referencing "federal law":

"… employers owe based in part on how many employees they have — there is a federal law prohibiting the service from issuing clearer guidelines for distinguishing …"

"… tion stand.The criss-crossing categories reflect the haziness in state and federal law over how “employee” gets defined.“There is nothing definitive,” sa …"

John Boehner unapologetic about pro-business agenda

By Aaron Mehta

“I am the business community.” So declared John Boehner in a September interview with CNN, and his campaign contribution track record bears

Excerpts from this story referencing "FedEx":

"… merica, Altria, United Parcel Service, Reynolds American, JP Morgan Chase, FedEx, and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s PACs.He ear …"

"… ,5007) JPMorgan Chase - $154,9258) American Maritime Officers - $150,5009) FedEx - $143,35010) Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association - $142 …"

Boehner's pro-business speech reflects campaign contributions

By Josh Israel and Aaron Mehta

House Republican Leader John Boehner’s high-profile speech yesterday urging the Obama administration to fire its top economic advisers and o

Excerpts from this story referencing "FedEx":

"… merica, Altria, United Parcel Service, Reynolds American, JP Morgan Chase, FedEx, and Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s PACs. He ea …"

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss?

By Sam Stein

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2006 — When Representative John Boehner, R-Ohio, was elected House majority leader on February 2, he presented himself

Excerpts from this story referencing "FedEx":

"… Tobacco (15 times), UST Inc. (seven), Swisher International Inc. (seven), FedEx (five), and Sallie Mae (four).Travel by corporate jet is luxurious and ver …"

Interview: Not in the U.S. of A?

By Charles Lewis

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2003 — A month before the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 and all of the increased government secrecy that

Excerpts from this story referencing "U.S. Attorney’s Office":

"… dence that was available [going] back to the early 1990s. I found that the U.S. Attorney’s Office in New Jersey had evidence that he had taken, basically, a loan guarantee …"

Chemical industry among big spenders on lobbying this quarter

By Dave Levinthal

New numbers indicate it's still good to be a lobbyist in America.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Congress":

"… expenditure increase. All the same, Facebook reported lobbying Congress, the White House and numerous federal agencies on a variety of topics, fro …"