The Boeing Company (pronounced /ˈboʊ.ɪŋ/) is a major American aerospace and defense corporation, founded in 1916 by William E. Boeing in Seattle, Washington. Boeing has expanded over the years, merging with McDonnell Douglas in 1997. Boeing Corporate headquarters has been in Chicago, Illinois since 2001. Boeing is made up of multiple business units, which are Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA); Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS); Engineering, Operations & Technology; Boeing Capital; and Boeing Shared Services Group.
Campaign Finance$27,770,516 Given
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- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
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Top PAC Recipients
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Bundled ContributionsMoney raised by the firm from multiple donors on behalf of the recipient. The firm's own contributions are not included.
Recipient Lobbyist Amount Patty Murray Timothy Keating $27,600
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Lobbying on Behalf of Boeing Co
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Boeing Co $177,734,310 Sarnoff Corp $190,000 Fleishman-Hillard Inc $20,000 Argon ST $15,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Aviation, Airlines & Airports,
- Homeland Security,
- Foreign Relations,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Government Issues
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title S.3454 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 H.R.2072 Securing American Jobs Through Exports Act of 2011 H.R.2219 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2012 H.R.5658 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 H.R.5136 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 H.R.1540 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 H.R.2454 American Clean Energy And Security Act of 2009 S.773 Cybersecurity Act of 2009 S.3480 Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act of 2010 H.R.2638 Border Infrastructure and Technology Modernizat
RegulationsMentioned in 2916 dockets; Submitted to 527 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "Boeing Co" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 8 PHMSA Boeing Company - Emergency Exemption - Hazardous Materials - To Authorize the One-time Transportation in Commerce of Munitions to Hazardous Waste Disposal Facility in Original Containers 2004
- Toggle 8 FAA Exemption/Rulemaking - The Boeing Company 2004
- Toggle 7 FAA Exemption/Rulemaking - Boeing Commercial Airplanes 2004
- Toggle 6 OSHA HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM 2006
- Toggle 5 FAA The Boeing Company - Petition for Exemption from FAR 25.1447(c)(1) in order to Facilitate Operations into High Altitude Airports 2005
- Toggle 4 FAA Exemption/Rulemaking - The Boeing Company 2005
- Toggle 4 TSA Private Charter Security Rules 2002
- Toggle 4 FAA Exemption/Rulemaking - The Boeing Company 2001
- Toggle 4 FAA The Boeing Company - Exemption/Rulemaking 2010
- Toggle 4 DOT Special rules for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (beyond-perimeter exemptions, i.e., service to another airport more than 1,250 miles away from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) 2000
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 88 FAA Exemption/Rulemaking - The Boeing Company 2006
- Toggle 48 FAA Exemption/Rulemaking - The Boeing Company 2000
- Toggle 29 DOT Special rules for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (beyond-perimeter exemptions, i.e., service to another airport more than 1,250 miles away from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) 2000
- Toggle 28 NLRB Proposed rule amending representation-case procedures 2011
- Toggle 26 FAA The Boeing Company - Exemption/Rulemaking 2010
- Toggle 26 FAA 2008-NM-097-AD The Boeing Company Model 767 Airplanes 2009
- Toggle 25 FAA Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area Special Flight Rules Area 2004
- Toggle 25 FAA The Boeing Company - Exemption/Rulemaking 2008
- Toggle 23 FAA Exemption/Rulemaking - The Boeing Company 2004
- Toggle 21 FAA 2011-NM-159-AD The Boeing Company Model 777 airplanes 2011
Maui Space Surveillance System Operations and Research
|2010||$6,000,000||Boeing Co: B-52 Tactical Data Link Capability|
B-52 Squadrons -- B-52 CCJ
Joint Gulf Range Complex Test and Training
|2010||$2,000,000||Boeing Co: B-1 AESA Radar Operational Utility Evaluation|
University of Missouri:
Naval Advanced Electric Launcher System
|2008||$1,000,000||Boeing Co: Central Test and Evaluation Investment Development -- Joint Gulf Range Complex Test and Training Interdependency Initiative|
Federal Spending214 contracts
Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.
Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.
Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.
Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.
|Boeing Corporation||2008||BLOCK 2006 RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST||$559,800,000|
|Boeing Corporation||2008||BLOCK 2006 RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST||$517,000,000|
|Boeing Corporation||2008||BLOCK 2006 RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION||$197,117,300|
|Boeing Company||2012||PERFORMANCE BASED LOGISTICS||$150,038,285|
Contractor Misconduct56 Instances
This information is collected by the Project On Government Oversight from press releases, court documents, news reports and other public records. It is not meant to be an exhaustive account of all instances of federal contractor misconduct.
More information on each instance, including primary source documents, is available on POGO's site by clicking on the instance description. More information on POGO's methodology is available here.
|Misconduct Type||Hired By||Incident||Year||Disposition||Penalty|
|Ethics||Multiple Agencies||Illegal Hiring of Government Officials and Improper Use of Proprietary Information||2006||Settlement||$615,000,000|
|Securities||None||Werbowsky, et al. v. Boeing et al. (Securities Class Action)||2001||Settlement||$92,500,000|
|Environment||Energy||Rocky Flats Radioactive Waste Pollution||2008||Judgment Against Defendant||$89,400,000|
|Government Contract Fraud||Defense - Army||Roby v. Boeing (Defective Chinook Helicopters)||2000||Settlement||$54,000,000|
|Labor||None||Beck v. Boeing (Gender Discrimination Class Action)||2004||Settlement||$40,600,000|
|Environment||None||Santa Monica Water Contamination Settlement||2012||Settlement||$39,500,000|
|Government Contract Fraud||Defense - Air Force||Defective Work and Overbilling on KC-10||2009||Settlement||$25,000,000|
|Import/Export||None||Arms Export Control Act Violation (QRS-11 Gyrochip)||2006||Settlement||$15,000,000|
|Non-governmental Contract Fraud||Non-Governmental||ICO Global Telecommunications v. Boeing (Breach of Contract)||2008||Settlement||$10,000,000|
|Import/Export||None||Defense Services to Russia and Elsewhere (Arms Export Control Act Violation)||1998||Administrative Agreement||$10,000,000|
EPA Violations10 Enforcement Actions
Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.
Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.
For more information see our EPA methodology page.
|Chemical Commodities; Ashland||The Boeing Company (+9 others)||2009||Olathe, Ks||$14,377,138|
|American Standard Inc., Et Al. (Avery Dennison Corp.)||The Boeing Company (+42 others)||2008||Camden, Nj||$9,539,092|
|Waste Disposal Inc.||McDonnell Douglas Corporation (+16 others)||2003||Santa Fe Springs, ...||$9,080,000|
|Operating Industries Inc Superfund Site Admin Settlement No.2010-04||The Boeing Company (+275 others)||2011||Monterey Park, Ca||$8,500,000|
|Omega Chemical Superfund Site Ou-1 Rd/Ra||The Boeing Company (+270 others)||2010||Whittier, Ca||$7,100,000|
|Abb, Inc. Et Al (Spectron Deminimis Settlement)||Boeing Company (The) (+547 others)||2003||Elkton, Md||$2,803,841|
|Pools Prairie Site||The Boeing Company (+2 others)||2002||Neosho, Mo||$2,227,125|
|Folcroft Landfill||The Boeing Company (+14 others)||2006||Folcroft Borough, Pa||$1,500,000|
|Container Recycling||McDonnell Douglas Corporation (+134 others)||2004||Kansas City, Ks||$1,404,829|
|Denova Environmental||Boeing Company (+14 others)||2007||Rialto, Ca||$1,216,352|
Advisory Committees10 people on 9 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "Boeing Co" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Defense 2 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of State 2 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of Transportation 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Federal Communications Commission 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Homeland Security 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of the Treasury 1 person on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of Commerce 1 person on 1 committee