By City & State
For lobbyists, no news is usually good news.
Lobbyists operate behind the scenes, meeting with elected and appointed officials to advocate for and against legislation or regulations on behalf of a variety of nonprofit and for-profit parties. In their profession, success is measured by achieving the best possible outcome for a client.
But each spring when the New York City clerk issues the annual lobbying report, the firms who land at the top of the city’s lobbying list are happy to be in the headlines. In 2016, the top 10 city lobbying firms included a lot of familiar faces, with Capalino+Company, Kasirer and Pitta Bishop Del Giorno & Giblin still rounding out the top three. One thing that has changed is the total money spent on lobbying, which rose to $95.4 million from $86.2 million the year before.
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Source: The Empire Report