Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
The Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET) is a labor union founded in Marshall, Michigan, on May 8, 1863, as the Brotherhood of the Footboard. A year later, its name was changed to the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, sometimes referred to as the Brotherhood of Engineers. In 2004, the BLE became the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET), a division of the Rail Conference of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT).
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- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
Latest FEC Datacovers through committee's November 6, 2012 filing.
Summaryoverview of the committee's finances
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Standardized Donation Informationcovers roughly through Q4 2012. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers $860,167
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
RegulationsMentioned in 46 dockets; Submitted to 8 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 "Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 3 FRA BNSF Railway Company - Waiver Petition 2011
- Toggle 2 FRA T.W. Moore 2012
- Toggle 1 FRA Terrence R. Sanchious - Request for Administrative Hearing 2011
- Toggle 1 WHD The Family Medical Leave Act 2012
- Toggle 1 FRA M.E. Budworth - Locomotive Engineer Certification Case (EQAL 2010-31) 2011
- Toggle 1 FRA Norfolk Southern Corporation - Waiver Petition 2011
- Toggle 1 LMSO Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act; Interpretation of the "Advice" Exemption 2011
- Toggle 1 OSHA Establishment of the Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee (WPAC) 2012
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 11 FRA Darrell William Senney – Administrative Hearing 2011
- Toggle 8 FRA M.E. Budworth - Locomotive Engineer Certification Case (EQAL 2010-31) 2011
- Toggle 8 FRA T.W. Moore 2012
- Toggle 8 FRA Terrence R. Sanchious - Request for Administrative Hearing 2011
- Toggle 7 FRA P.B. Greeno - Petition for Administrative Hearing (EQAL) 2011
- Toggle 7 FRA AMTRAK - Waiver Petition 2012
- Toggle 6 FRA R.G. McQueen - Request for Administrative Hearing (EQAL 2010-51) 2011
- Toggle 4 FRA K.B. Ashley, Locomotive Engineer (EQAL-2010-10) - Locomotive Engineer Certification Case 2011
- Toggle 4 FRA Marquette Rail LLC (MQT) - Waiver Petition 2011
- Toggle 3 OCC Regulatory Capital Rules (Part I): Regulatory Capital, Minimum Regulatory Capital Ratios, Capital Adequacy, Transition Provisions 2012
Advisory Committees2 people on 1 committee
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 "Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Transportation 2 people on 1 committee