Filter by

Public Affairs and Advocacy Institute

Sorted by Most Recent Airing

Showing 1 - 20 of 74 Show 74
  • [alt text]

    Lobbying and Ethics Laws

    James Thurber talked about lobby reform and ethical issues regarding members of Congress. He spoke about previous efforts to change lobbying practices on Capitol Hill and discussed…

    237 views
  • [alt text]

    Federal Lobbying Laws

    Attorney Joseph Sandler talked about the strengths and weaknesses in the laws governing lobbying practices, gift rules, and foreign agents. Mr. Sandler is a former general counsel…

    122 views
  • [alt text]

    Lobbying and the Regulatory Process

    Neil Kerwin talked about federal regulation of lobbying, as well as strengths and weaknesses of the current system of rules and restrictions. This talk was part of American…

    174 views
  • [alt text]

    Think Tanks and Lobbying

    Matt Bennett talked about the history of think tanks, their influence in Congress, and how a think tank moves a public policy issue such as the Affordable Care Act or…

    441 views
  • [alt text]

    Media Coverage of Lobbying

    Ron Elving, senior Washington editor for NPR News, spoke about the media coverage of lobbing and the relationship between lobbyists and the press. Toics included the relationships of…

    255 views
  • [alt text]

    Future of Immigration Reform

    Jack Martin, director of special projects for the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), talked about immigration reform. Topics included efforts to make it harder for…

    1,858 views
  • [alt text]

    Use of the Internet in Advocacy Campaigns

    Alan Rosenblatt and Josh Koster talked about the use of and effects of social media on legislation. Topics included the use of Twitter, Facebook, and online ads. They answered…

    972 views
  • [alt text]

    Grassroots Organizing

    Glen Caroline talked about grassroots lobbying. He focused on the National Rifle Association’s grassroots structure, organizing efforts, and legislative successes. After his…

    475 views
  • [alt text]

    Legislation and Lobbying

    Thomas Williams talked about Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) greenhouse effect regulations and the legislative process. Topics included key leaders, the political process, and…

    132 views
  • [alt text]

    Rules and Regulations of Lobbying

    Michael Berman talked about the evolution of federal lobbying rules and regulations. In his remarks he criticized new rules on Executive Branch lobbying created by the Obama…

    288 views
  • [alt text]

    Political Fundraising

    Mary Jane Volk outlined the steps needed to raise money for an advocacy organization. In her comments she talked about the importance of getting the money to back up the vision of what…

    323 views
  • [alt text]

    Lobbying and the Regulatory Process

    Cornelius Kerwin talked about the importance of rule making and its effect on lobbying and the law. He outlined the roles of the president, the court system, agencies and interest…

    578 views
  • [alt text]

    Lobbying Reform Efforts

    James Thurber talked to students about President Obama and his efforts to reform lobbying. He noted a number of lobbying scandals including former Representative Duke Cunningham, Jack…

    272 views
  • [alt text]

    Messaging in Lobbying Campaigns

    Patrick Griffin detailed the process of developing and implementing a strategic campaign message. He began the session by asking students questions about strategic messaging. In…

    498 views
  • [alt text]

    Executive-Congressional Branch Relations and Lobbying

    Former Legislative Affairs Director for President Clinton Charles Brain talked to students about how the White House lobbies Congress for action on its legislative agenda. In his…

    234 views
  • [alt text]

    Lobbying and Climate Change Policy

    Elizabeth Moler talked to students about lobbying efforts for global climate change legislation In her remarks she spoke about cap and trade legislation, the Environmental Protection…

    377 views
  • [alt text]

    Internet in Advocacy Campaigns

    Alan Rosenblatt spoke to students about use of the Internet in issue advocacy campaigns. Among the topics he addressed were social media networks, information flow, and software…

    287 views
  • [alt text]

    Lobbying in Washington

    Sheila Murphy talked about the differences between working as a lobbyists and as a Congressional staff member. Ms. Murphy formerly has worked as a legislative director for…

    197 views
  • [alt text]

    Climate Change Lobbying

    Dan Weiss talked about using paid media as an advocacy campaign tool. Topics included types of strategies for advocacy campaigns, elements of a an advertising campaign, and planning…

    106 views
  • [alt text]

    Corporate Lobbying

    Ed Ingle spoke to students about lobbying efforts on behalf of corporate interests. Among the issues he addressed were targeting appropriate officials and institutions, staffing a…

    241 views
  • Load 20 More