National Assn of Broadcasters
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) is a trade association, workers union, and lobby group representing the interests of for-profit, over-the-air radio and television broadcasters in the United States. The NAB represents more than 8,300 terrestrial radio and television stations as well as broadcast networks.
Campaign Finance$10,683,659 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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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 Harry Reid $30,250
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.
For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.
Lobbying on Behalf of National Assn of Broadcasters
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount National Assn of Broadcasters $129,600,000 Alliance for American Advertising $120,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Radio & TV Broadcasting,
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
- Media Information & Publishing,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Labor, Antitrust & Workplace,
- Government Issues
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.CON.RES.49 H.R.848 Performance Rights Act S.CON.RES.14 S.379 Performance Rights Act S.911 SPECTRUM Act H.R.4789 Performance Rights Act S.2500 Performance Rights Act H.CON.RES.244 H.R.2994 Satellite Home Viewer Reauthorization Act S.28 Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act
RegulationsMentioned in 137 dockets; Submitted to 3 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 "National Assn of Broadcasters" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 2 FAA Safe Efficient Use and Preservation of the Navigable Air Space 2006
- Toggle 1 EERE Energy Conservation Program for Consumer Products: Final Rule Regarding Energy Conservation Standards for Room Air Conditioners (EERE-1990-STD-0048) 2006
- Toggle 1 NTIA The Household Eligibility and Application Process of the Coupon Program for Individuals Residing in Nursing Homes and Households that Utilize Post Office Boxes: Waiver 2008
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 14 FAA Safe Efficient Use and Preservation of the Navigable Air Space 2006
- Toggle 6 EPA Prevention of Significant Deterioration/Title V Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule 2009
- Toggle 3 FDA Required Warnings for Cigarette Packages & Advertisements 2010
- Toggle 3 FCC Third Periodic Review of the Commissions Rules andPolicies Affecting the Conversion to Digital Television 2007
- Toggle 3 FDA FDA is Requesting Data, Information, and Views and Hosting a Web-Based Public Meeting to Discuss Issues Related to the Development of an Enforcement Action Plan 2010
- Toggle 2 NRC FY 2010 Fee Rule 2009
- Toggle 2 EPA California State Motor Vehicle Pollution Control Standards - Request for Waiver of Preemption Under Clean Air Act Section 209(b) for Greenhouse Gas Emissions 2006
- Toggle 2 NRC Revision of Fee Schedules; Fee Recovery for FY 2011 2011
- Toggle 2 NRC Revision of Fee Schedules; Fee Recovery for FY 2007 2007
- Toggle 2 NRC Revision of Fee Schedules; Fee Recovery for FY 2009 2008
Advisory Committees5 people on 5 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 "National Assn of Broadcasters" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Federal Communications Commission 4 people on 4 committees
- Toggle Department of State 1 person on 1 committee