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Lobbying Database "In addition to campaign contributions to elected officials and candidates, companies, labor unions, and other organizations spend billions of dollars each year to lobby Congress and federal agencies. Some special interests retain lobbying firms, many of them located along Washington's legendary K Street; others have lobbyists working in-house. We've got totals spent on lobbying, beginning in 1998, for everyone from AAI Corp. to Zurich Financial." https://www.opensecrets.org/lobby/index.php Största kategorin är "Pharmaceuticals/Health Products" som har använt över 3 miljarder dollar sedan 1998 https://www.opensecrets.org/lobby/top.php?showYear=a&indexType=i
Rapport från Transparency International om lobbyverksamhet i Europa: Europe: a playground for special interests amid lax lobbying ruleshttp://www.transparency.org/news/feature/europe_a_playground_for_special_interests_amid_lax_lobbying_rules "Lobbying all too often takes place behind closed doors, away from public scrutiny... there is not enough ethical guidance for lobbyists" "Across Europe, powerful individuals are largely able to move freely between the public and private sectors, leading to a potential political bias towards former employees, or an unfair advantage for certain interest groups – a phenomenon known as the “revolving door”. The report reveals that none of the countries assessed adequately control the revolving door, a key risk leading to undue influence on political decisions."