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lobbying

Attempting to shape legislation, influence legislators, or mold public opinion.
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The firm said that it would review the advocacy activities of industrial lobby groups it supports.
She should have weighed the policy implication of the Philippines withdrawing from the ICC from appeasing lobby groups. I put the blame squarely on the Prosecutor," Roque said.
"The jailed OFWs sent the names and contact numbers of their relatives in the Philippines to Migrante to help them form a lobby group to liaise with concerned government agencies and to seek help from President Benigno Aquino," Monterona said.
The meeting was organized by Danish group Climate Sense and the lobby group Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT).
"I'm concerned about the divisive interference from lobby groups who will be renting space in our hotel," said Canon Robert Falby from the diocese of Toronto.
Instead, it was the EU farmers and agricultural cooperative lobby groups COPA and COGECA that filled this role.
27.6% of requests came from researchers, 10.7% from lawyers, 21.9% by industry and lobby groups and 6.9% by journalists while the occupation of 17.5% of applicants was unknown.
Media-savvy lobby groups such as ACTRA and the Canadian Film and Television Production Association leaned heavily on provincial governments with public demonstrations, while production houses made noises about moving to more tax-friendly provinces, causing British Columbia to increase its credit on foreign productions from 11 to 18 per cent while increasing domestic credits from 20 to 30 per cent.
McLellan had 'already agreed with EGALE to consult them before deciding whether or not to seek leave [to appeal].' Since EGALE was one of the gay lobby groups suing the government in the first place, to allow them to influence the government's legal strategy was a shameless conflict of interest....
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-6 October 2004-Two Finnish IT lobby groups suggest tax deductibility on Internet connections - report(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-6 October 2004-Two Finnish IT lobby groups suggest tax deductibility on Internet connections - report(C)1994-2004 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
IRISH lobby groups face a bleak future and must consolidate and reform if they are to survive, it has been claimed.