NAB Lobbying Up In Second Quarter
September 29, 2011 at 5:47 AM (PT)
The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS spent $3.4 million on lobbying the federal government in the second quarter, up slightly from a year ago, according to disclosure documents filed with Congress.
In the second quarter of 2010, the organization spent $3 million on lobbying. In the first quarter of 2011, it spent $3.8 million.
The radio and television industry trade organization lobbied Congress and the GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY OFFICE on issues concerning the allocation of broadcast spectrum and the inclusion of radio chips in mobile phones. It also lobbied on issues relating to online advertising, among other topics.