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.
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.
Latest FEC Datacovers through committee's December 31, 2012 filing.
Summaryoverview of the committee's finances
- Total Raised:
- Total Spent:
- Cash on Hand:
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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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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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 $28,470,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Radio & TV Broadcasting,
- Copyright, Patent & Trademark,
- Media Information & Publishing,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Disaster & Emergency Planning,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title S.911 SPECTRUM Act S.28 Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act H.CON.RES.21 Supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act. S.CON.RES.7 A concurrent resolution supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act. H.R.911 Spectrum Inventory and Auction Act of 2011 H.R.607 Broadband for First Responders Act of 2011 S.415 Spectrum Optimization Act S.455 RADIOS Act S.978 Commercial Felony Streaming Act H.R.1622 Spectrum Innovation Act
RegulationsMentioned in 38 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.
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 2 NRC Revision of Fee Schedules; Fee Recovery for FY 2011 2011
- Toggle 2 Revision of Fee Schedules; Fee Recovery for FY 2013 2012
- Toggle 2 NRC Revision of Fee Schedules; Fee Recovery for FY 2012 2011
- Toggle 2 EPA Deferral of Application of the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) and Title V Programs to CO2 emissions from Bioenergy and Other Biogenic Sources 2011
- Toggle 1 FCC Video Description: Implementation of Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 2011
- Toggle 1 Cost Recovery for Permit Processing, Administration, and Enforcement 2012
- Toggle 1 CRB Distribution of 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2003 Cable Royalty Funds 2011
- Toggle 1 CRB Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings 2011
- Toggle 1 FAR E.O. 13563-FAR; EO 13563-Federal Acquistion Regulation (FAR) 2011
- Toggle 1 EPA Greenhouse Gas New Source Performance Standard for Electric Generating Units 2011