Follow the Money
Follow the money in politics in real-time with our Daily Lobbying Data tool, which provides a real-time view of who is lobbying, how much they spend on it, the government agencies they contact, and the issues on which they lobby.
Intelligently Designed & Curated Data Quality
Our historical (1999-present) data is a perfect tool for equity research professionals, academics, and civic activists who require analytics on trends or specific company lobbying activity. LobbyingData.com offers bulk historical data, including detailed information on all lobbying contracts throughout history.
Our publicly available Daily Lobbying Data Dashboard is each day and displays all lobbying filings throughout the last 30 days (depending on volume). The Lobbying Data Pro membership offers an augmented version of this dashboard which is updated hourly, and includes stock tickers matched to publicly traded companies that appear in lobbying filings, among other things.
Each lobbying record is associated with at least one of 78 issue areas. Our data design allows you to easily filter each record by any issue of your choosing; perfect for regressions. If listed, easily learn which firms lobby on exact bills posited by congress.
A view into the Revolving Door? We include detailed information on every single lobbyist in the recorded history of the industry and match their names across time to ensure accuracy. In addition, we specify previous government employment for high profile lobbyists with previous “covered positions”.
Filtering & Sorting
View the exact price paid for lobbying services and filter across groups with ease! We match every lobbyist name, lobbying firm, and lobbying client throughout 1999-present to standardize them, allowing you to truly follow the money across time.
Effortlessly look through contracts to find out which lobbying registrants contacted one or more of over 250 government agencies. Filter each record by any agency of your choosing; perfect for regressions.
On a daily basis, thousands of companies are lobbying the government to secure massive loans, to persuade the government to rewrite laws to benefit their company plans, and to fight for government contracts. However, info on lobbying activity is incredibly difficult to access and understand… until now.
There is continual debate as to where the term “lobbying” originates from. The word lobby, used as a noun, finds its roots in the Latin word lobium, which means “gallery”…
Find out who is pulling the strings.
From complex, unstructured government datasets to intuitive highly adaptable insights.
Each year since 2008 has seen over 3 billion dollars spent on lobbying, with each crisis continually adding more and more salience to its impact on public policy and government procurement and budget.
Our database, datasets, and dashboards are a treasure trove for academics, journalists, financial professionals, and civic activists alike.