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Irate French taxi drivers smash cars in strike against Uber

...multinational so cynical that, in every country where it operates, flouts the laws in place and lobbies with an army of lawyers and lobbyists to change the laws," Serge Metz, CEO of the G7 taxi service, said.___Associated Press writers Jamey Keaten...
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Outside editorial: Obama's tax plan: Political tactics, not leadership

...exemptions, deductions and loopholes that now provide American businesses with the incentive to invest in accountants, lawyers and lobbyists rather than new products and services.Nothing much is going to happen in Washington before November, but if...
Young's campaign amasses $2 million

...around the country: fishing interests in Seattle, lawyers and lobbyists in Washington, D.C., real estate the Center for Responsive Politics database. Lawyers and lobbyists also are big supporters. And so is the oil industry...
My turn: Where does SEACC's money come from?

...all its money to file these lawsuits and pay the lawyers and lobbyists? SEACC's 990 tax return forms are public information...directors put up their own money for lawsuits, lawyers and lobbyists? The board officers are: President Anissa Berry-Frick...
My turn: Oil taxes - the debate that will never end

...General Electric earned profits comparable to Conoco Philips, yet they paid no corporate income tax. Besides their lawyers and lobbyists, they employ almost 1,000 tax accountants who, according to the New York Times, spend half their time searching...
'Bad-food' taxes will clog our economic arteries beyond repair

...Congress and government agencies. When those details are drafted, those best able to influence the results are the lawyers and lobbyists for special interest groups.For sugar, that's the manufacturers of high fructose corn syrup and the 17 domestic...
Alaska Editorial: Big spending doesn't always assure victory

...all be spun, and money will pay for it. The cruise industry likely will keep spending, only now it will be on lawyers and lobbyists to undo what they can of the cruise ship initiative. But the primary election showed that even well-heeled spinners...
Murkowski announces cabinet appointments

...staff. Clark is the managing director of the Juneau law firm Robertson, Monagle, and Eastaugh and has been a lawyer and lobbyist for timber companies in Southeast Alaska. The Office of Management and Budget will be headed by Anchorage Budget...
Stevens' way

...these deals and others, Stevens' brother-in-law, William H. Bittner, played a pivotal role. An Anchorage lawyer and lobbyist, Bittner represents major business interests for whom the senator has repeatedly gone to bat. In one instance...
Juneau Empire Story Archive more slowly in Douglas. This is a recommendation to anyone looking the power spend their money and listen to lawyers and lobbyists, all we have for a forum are letters to the editor and ``Word of Mouth.'' Nobody's happy with the corporations...


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