Identifying NRA Lobbyists Walking The Halls of Congress
Posted at 1:38 p.m. on April 22
The National Rifle Association and its Institute for Legislative Action have a dozen employees who lobby, and another eleven lobbyists who are at contracted lobbying firms. The two groups spent $810,000 on federal lobbying in the first quarter of 2013. The NRA reported spending $700,000 in the first quarter, slightly less than the $655,000 they spent in the last quarter of 2012. The Institute for Legislative Action spent $110,000 in the first quarter, compared to $100,000 in the last quarter of 2012.
Lobbyists at the National Rifle Association include Stephen Aaron, James Jay, Abra Belke, Benjamin Cassidy, Chris W. Cox, Charles H Cunningham, John Frazer, Jeff Freeman, Wayne LaPierre, David Lehman, Jason Ouiment, and Brandi Pensoneau.
Lobbyists at Crossroads Strategies LLC ($60,000) include John Green, Stewart Hall, Hunter Moorhead, Matt Wise, and Steve Tilton.
The Lobbyist at Greenberg Traurig LLP ($20,000) is Michael E. Williams.
Lobbyists at Shockey Scofield Solutions LLC ($20,000) are John Scofield and Jeff Shockey.
The lobbyist at the Prime Policy Group ($20,000) is Vickie Walling.
The lobbyists at FTI Government Affairs (less than $5,000) are Jefferies Murray and Scott Styles. Earlier in the first quarter they were at the C2 Group ($10,000).
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