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 "FedEx":

"… nbsp;recent clients include AT&T, Citigroup, Delta Airlines, Facebook, FedEx, General Electric, Goldman Sachs, the Lance Armstrong Foundation, National …"

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 "FedEx":

"… he started looking for something more lucrative and stable. He heard that FedEx Ground drivers in the shipping giant’s home delivery division bought the …"

"… s own schedule, he had to be at the package terminal for pick-up at 6:00am FedEx Ground paid by the delivery, not the hour, and assigned the roster of pack …"

"… each day. If Terrio delivered the package outside the window of time that FedEx assigned or if a customer complained, his paycheck got docked. He had to b …"

"… r if a customer complained, his paycheck got docked. He had to buy his own FedEx specified truck and financed and insured it by refinancing the mortgage on …"

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 "FedEx":

"… AP bureau in the Philippines. When it arrived in the United States at the FedEx depot in Indianapolis, the U.S. government opened my mail and called the F …"

"… rocesses of the Justice Department, actually by law, the Fourth Amendment. FedEx originally told us that it must have fallen off a truck. We eventually fou …"

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 "FedEx":

"… ional Association of Broadcasters, defense contractor United Technologies, FedEx Corp., health firm Amgen, Shell Oil, Prudential Financial, JPMorgan Chase …"