Cox Enterprises is the successor to the publishing company founded in Dayton, Ohio, by James Middleton Cox, who began with the Dayton Daily News. He was the Democratic candidate for the President of the United States in the election of 1920. The company is private, 98 percent controlled by the nonagenarian daughter of Cox, Anne Cox Chambers, and the two children of her late sister Barbara Cox Anthony. The chairman is Anthony's grandson, James C. Kennedy.
Campaign Finance$7,982,160 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- 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.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of Cox Enterprises
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount Cox Enterprises $32,782,367 Guest & Assoc $100,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Radio & TV Broadcasting,
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Consumer Product Safety,
- Media Information & Publishing,
- Homeland Security
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.848 Performance Rights Act H.CON.RES.49 S.379 Performance Rights Act S.3295 Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act S.911 SPECTRUM Act S.28 Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act S.455 RADIOS Act H.R.3675 Next Generation Television Marketplace Act S.2008 Next Generation Television Marketplace Act of 2011 H.R.911 Spectrum Inventory and Auction Act of 2011
RegulationsMentioned in 16 dockets; Submitted to 2 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 "Cox Enterprises" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 3 DOT 2007, 2008, 2009 US-China Air Services and Combination Frequency Allocation Procedure 2007
- Toggle 1 DOT 1997 U.S.-Brazil Combination Service Proceeding 1996
- Toggle 1 DOT 2005/2006 U.S.-China Air Services Case and Designations 2004
- Toggle 1 DOT Chautauqua Airlines, Inc. - Notice of Intent to Terminate Service at Lancaster, PA 2002
- Toggle 1 DOT Alitalia-Linee Aeree Italiane-S.p.A., Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Inc., KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Inc. and Societe Air France - Approval of and Antitrust Immunity for Alliance Agreements 2004
- Toggle 1 CMS Cost Limit for Providers Operated by Units of Government and Provisions to Ensure the Integrity of Federal-State Financial Partnership 2010
- Toggle 1 FEC Candidate Debates 2009
- Toggle 1 PRC None Unknown
- Toggle 1 NHTSA Heavy Truck Speed Limiting Devices 2007
- Toggle 1 DOT Policy Statement Regarding Unfair Exclusionary Practices - Statement of Enforcement Policy Regarding Unfair Exclusionary Conduct 1998
Advisory Committees3 people on 2 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 "Cox Enterprises" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Federal Communications Commission 2 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of State 1 person on 1 committee