"… t significant considering the social media company only began lobbying the federal government late last year and has been increasing expenditures ever since. Data secur …"
"… ctrum lobbying. McFadden, Executive Director of External Communications at Verizon Communications, was among those who hadn’t responded to Allan’s multiple interview re …"
"… onsive Politics. In 2011, AT&T spent $20.2 million and ranked eighth. Verizon Communications was close behind, having spent $15.2 million in 2012 and placing 15th on t …"
"… FedEx Corp., Koch Industries, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., Ford Motor Co., Visa Inc. and the American Petroleum Institute were also down. But prompted in part …"
"… is the Mayors Against Illegal Guns Action Fund, led by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Tom Menino. The group spent $580,000 on lobbying last qua …"
"… ity analysis of congressional disclosure reports and Center for Responsive Politics data indicates. A slight majority of them also spent less on lobbying fro …"
"… n, who was appointed FCC commissioner by President Bush in 2001 and became agency chairman in 2005, has repeatedly said that broadband is his number-one priority."Th …"
"… bying, campaign contribution and privately sponsored travel data.AT&T, Verizon Communications and three leading telecommunications trade groups filed court papers seeki …"
"… . …"
"… d over $17.1 million, including a $9 million fine paid recently. Second is Verizon Communications with $12 million, and third is San Antonio, Texas-based SBC Communications …"
"… al Security Kenneth S. Apfel teaches at the University of Texas at Austin; Office of Management and Budget Director Jacob J. Lew is an executive vice president and professor of publ …"
"… long-distance market: Verizon in New York and SBC Communications in Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma.Like all major telecommunication companies, Verizon has myria …"
"… the person's decisions.In addition, Senkowski, a member of the District of Columbia Bar, might violate conflict-of-interest rules set by the bar, as his and his f …"
"… Association, AT&T, BellSouth Corp., Bristol-Myers, Squibb, Brown & Williamson ($821,000, 12 percent to Democrats), Dominion Resources (a Richmond, Va.-b …"
"… , Bristol-Myers Squibb and Glaxo Wellcome, and tobacco company Brown & Williamson.)In attendance: Senators Bob Graham (Fla.), John Breaux (La.), Mary Landri …"
"… didates at the state legislative level.Sponsor: Philip Morris, Brown & Williamson, U.S. Tobacco, the Cigar Association and possibly othersLocation: The Cali …"
"… rful lobbying presence in Tennessee, AT&T is a 12,” said a long-time lobbyist in Nashville who asked not to be identified so he could speak candidly abo …"
"… ” AT&T spent between $250,000 and $300,000 this year hiring 15 lobbyists, ranking it among the largest spenders, according to the Tennessee E …"
"… ng for comment. ‘We should be so powerful…’ Numerous lawmakers and lobbyists said they suspect the bill was heavily influenced by Time Warner Cable, i …"
"… to bid,” Matt Wood, policy director at Free Press, an advocacy group in Washington, D.C., that supports the spectrum limits, said in an email. Jeff Silva, an inde …"
"… aid in an email. Jeff Silva, an independent telecommunications analyst in Washington, D.C., agreed that the merger could make Sprint too big to bid on the reserved f …"
"… ram director for media and democracy at Common Cause, an advocacy group in Washington, D.C., that opposes wireless industry consolidation. That’s what AT&T did …"
"… need to sell out,” he said. …"
"… ion just got a shot in the arm. A spectrum auction held last month by the Federal Communications Commission, and another planned for the fall will likely raise the $7 billion needed …"
"… t team of consultants and economists, most from top universities including Yale, Columbia, and the University of Pennsylvania. One of the key studies the …"
"… ter’s research, was conducted by Philip Haile, an economics professor at Yale University, with co-authors Maya Meidan, an economist at the consulting fi …"
"… lic Knowledge, a consumer advocacy group in Washington. AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc., the biggest wireless companies, are likely to lie low for the same r …"
"… . 2 wireless carrier AT&T spent $15.9 million on lobbying in 2013, and Verizon Communications Inc., the largest, doled out $13.4 million. T-Mobile's sharp increases be …"
"… obbyists and spent $12.3 million, ranking it 11th among the top spenders. Verizon Communications Inc., the plaintiff in the suit against the FCC, came in at No. 17 with $1 …"
"… ly well-positioned for the job: Connected Nation.Last July, AT&T Inc., Verizon Communications Inc., and other companies issued a letter backing public-private partnersh …"
"… cable is often good for traditional telecommunications companies, such as Verizon Communications Inc. and AT&T Inc. The two industries compete directly. Cable companie …"
"… s chief telecommunications lobbyist, Richard Whitt—a former attorney for MCI (now part of Verizon), who was hired in February and also lobbies on this …"